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Basil Lascelles Sands

Basil Lascelles Sands

7/30/2018 8:50:50 AM

Funeral Service for the late Basil Lascelles Sands, CMG, FCCA, Sovereign Grand Commander, The United Supreme Council, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Prince Hall Affiliated, N.J., Diocesan Treasurer Emeritus. Age 88 years of Closter Drive, Paradise Island will be held on Friday July 27th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, George Street. Officiating will be The Right Rev’d Laish Z. Boyd assisted by other ministers of the Clergy. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.

                              

Left to cherish his memory are his Wife: Roberta “Bobbie” Sands; Sons: Robert D.L. Sands (Michelle), Basil G. L. Sands, Dr. the Hon. Duane E.L. Sands (Laurika); Daughters: G. Diane Stewart and Renee D. Lockhart; Grandchildren: Robert Sands II (Georgette), Omar Sands, Dana Stewart, Ashley Sands, Justin Lockhart, Dylan Stewart, Adrienne Sands, Lauren Sands, Kai Strachan, Basil Sands, Tyler Sands, Brett Sands, Holly Sands, Brandon Sands, Jonathan Lockhart, Nicholas Sands, Mila Sands, Aysia Dorsette, Amadeus Durham; Great-grandchildren: Gabriella Sands, Derron Stewart, Dior Stewart, Damani Stewart; Brother: Ronald Sands; Sisters: Beryl Campbell, Christine Francis, Cheryl Sands; Sisters-in-law: Thelma Sands, Orry Sands, Fredricka McCartney (George), Veronica Grant, Jean Turnquest, Leslie Archbold, Antoinette Miller; Brothers-in-law: Sir Orville Turnquest, Archbishop Patrick Pinder, Rev. I. Ranfurly Brown (Olga), Rev. Sammy Pinder (Gayle), Gurth Ford; Nieces: Lesley Armbrister (Collingwood), Gayle Hepburn (Jamal), Sharon Long (Earl), Elma Campbell, Katina Bowe, Disa Campbell, Tamara Campbell, Carol Francis-Strachan (Anthony), Andree Sparks, Davina Williams, Caryn Sands, Noelynn Farquharson (Floyd), Heather Hunt (Dario), Lydia Watkins, Caryl Lashley (Charles), Michelle Fields (Edward), Donna Adderley, Pamela McCartney, Ilsa Grant, Roberta Albury (Prince), Jean Turnquest, Wende Hanna (Brian), Kimberley Miller, Vanessa Hall (Antonio), Karen Orange (Darryl); Nephews: Carlton Francis, Christopher Francis (Annastacia), Bede Sands, Derek Sands (Marcia), Darren Sands, Ted Rolle, Cyprian Turnquest (Cheri), O.A. Tommy Turnquest (Shawn), Brian McCartney, George McCartney, Wendell Grant, Gurth Ford, Larry Kirton, Kenneth Kirton, Mark Ford; Grand-nieces: Nisha Armbrister, Malaika Chase, Lesley Taylor, Symphony Knowles (William), Tiffany Hutchinson, Krysti Bowe, Nadja Armbrister, Rhyan Rigby, Riley Harper, Amber Francis, Maya Francis, Samantha Sands, Morgan Sands, Hannah D’Aguilar, Leah Hunt, Laila Hunt, Lily Hunt, Sa-ri Butler, Tarynne McCartney, Terelle McCartney, Danielle McCartney, Bronte Gibson (Brandon), Brya McCartney, Erin Hill (Andre), Candace Fields, Kelly Taylor, Dianicia Kirton, Chantal Adderley, Gurcha Ford, Christen Ford; Grand-nephews: Jeremy Long, Che Chase, Carlos Sparks (Emily), Chrisophe Williams, Kyle Williams, Jordan Farquharson, Peter Farquharson, Samuel Farquharson, Liam Francis, Daniel D’Aguilar, Carey Turnquest (Kendira), Brett Lashley (Jody), Robert Turnquest, Brandyn Adderley (Amanda), Damien McCartney, Ryan Lashley, Lester Taylor, Guy Kirton, Dominic Kirton, Robert Albury, David Albury, Morgan Hanna, Cole Hanna, Chase Hanna; Godchildren: Sanchia Godet, Debbie Bartlett, Angela Adderley, Vincent Wallace-Whitfield, Donnie Wilson, Richard Bethel, Sonia Knowles-Forbes; Friends including: Maitland & Daphne Cates, Clifford & Corliss Culmer, Arthur & Carol Sherman, William “Bill” & Yvonne Wallace, Carleton & Katherina Williams, Idris & Gwen Reid, Michael & Jane Turner, Wes Thompson, Michael Symonette, Edward Williams, Justice Roy & Essie Jones, Lawrence & Jean Griffin, Lawrence & Ursula Chisholm, Lester & Paulette Mortimer, Warren & Audrey Rolle, Melvin & Fran Bazemore, Derry Vaughan, Cynthia Hall, staff of PKF Bahamas and PKF International, members of St. George’s Anglican Church, Cabinet of the United Supreme Council N.J., His Masonic Brothers, Dr. Christine Chin, Dr. Mark Weech, Dr. Paul Ramphal, Dr. N’Tari Darville, Dr. Bimal Francis, Dr. Charles Rahming, Dr. Gemma Rolle, Dr. Duvaughn Curling, Dawn Albury-Gaitor, Joy Burrows, Ruth Bowe-Darville, Anne Brathwaite, Clive & Shirl Gaskins, Friday Night Poker Group, His devoted caregivers: Di Benson & Salome Farrington, The Anglican Diocese of The Bahamas and The Turks & Caicos Islands, The Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants, The Board of Directors of British American Financial, The Board of Directors of The Bahamas Council on Alcoholism, Fr. Dwight & Nancy Bowe and a host of other relatives and friends all of whom we love and appreciate.

 

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