Sanders Lee ‘Sandy’ Grantham

Published 10:16 am Wednesday, May 8, 2024

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Sanders Lee “Sandy” Grantham, 87, of High Point, died early morning on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at the Hospice Home at High Point.

He was born on May 25, 1936 in Stantonsburg, NC to the late Claude and Kathleen Grantham.

Sandy was a graduate of Greene County Schools, and earned a bachelor’s degree from High Point College. He enjoyed a career in the banking industry in the Piedmont Triad. After retirement, he and wife Pert moved to Eutawville, SC, where they enjoyed life on the Santee Cooper lakes. Sandy enjoyed good times with his buddies, especially hunting and fishing, from Santee to Nebraska and many points in between and beyond. If there was a card game or hunting/fishing trip planned, Sandy was the first to jump on board.

He was also preceded in death by: his wife, Elizabeth “Pert” Grantham in 2016; a son, Chris Grantham in 2012; and a granddaughter, Lindsay Gales in 2003.

Survivors include: his daughter, Polly (Mike) Barnhardt of Mocksville; 3 grandchildren, Seth (Tara) Gales of Mocksville, Emily Cockman (Dustin) of Randleman, and Jake Grantham of High Point; a great-granddaughter, Kenzie Gales of Mocksville; a daughter-in-law, April Grantham of Trinity; a brother, Spence (Kathy) Grantham of Snow Hill; a sister, Claudia Beamon of Morehead City; a niece; and 3 nephews.

No formal services are planned.

Memorials may be made to: Archdale Trinity Little League Basketball Association (ATLLBA), note Chris Grantham Scholarship Fund, to: PO Box 4422, Archdale, NC  27263.