Published 1:00 pm Thursday, February 13, 2020

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Mr. Marvin Sanford “Sandy” Cline Jr., 78, of Statesville, died on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 at Forsyth Regional Medical Center.

He was born April 5, 1941 in Davie County and was the son of the late Marvin Sanford Cline Sr. and Dottie Rupard Cline. He attended Davie County schools and on Sept. 15, 1961, he married Ann Cartner Cline. He was a member of Clarksbury United Methodist Church and worked for Davie Auto Parts/ O’Reilly Auto Parts. He was a jack of all trades. He loved helping others, working on antique tractor restoration. He was a founder of the Old Time Tractor Pull Association (OTTPA). He loved camping and his family.

In addition to his wife of 58 years, he is survived by: a son, Marty S. Cline of Statesville, 2 grandchildren, Mary Hannah Cline of Longmont, Colo., Jack Cline of Hickory; a brother, Flake Cline of Mocksville; 2 sisters, Nora Latham of Mocksville and Peggy Angell of Manteo; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Clarksbury United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. before the service.

Memorials: Clarksbury UMC Special Fund, 2464 Old Mocksville Hwy., Statesville, 28625.