Sanford “Sandy” Wayne Tribble, 82, of Odessa, Missouri passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas.
A visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8941 Kleinman Rd., Highland, Indiana, 46322, 219-838-0800. A Celebration of Life will follow at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Shriners Hospital for Children. Memories of Sandy and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com
or on our Facebook Page. Cremation has been entrusted to the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524.
Sanford was born on July 5, 1937 in Hannibal, MO to Sanford M. and Mildred (Childs) Tribble. He graduated from Hammond Tech in Hammond, Indiana. Sanford went on to obtain his bachelor’s degree. On June 8, 1958 he was united in marriage to Linda Lee (Glass) Tribble in Hammond, IN. They later divorced but remained close friends until her death. Sanford was a welding specialist, and most recently was working for Track-Weld. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Griffith, IN, the American Welding Society and was a Mason. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Sanford enjoyed fishing, golfing and traveling.
Survivors include three children, Mike Tribble and wife Debra of Odessa, MO, Tracy Pirowski of Lexington, MO and Butch Tribble and wife Tanya of Griffith, IN; six grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren; two brothers, Bob Tribble and wife Denise of St. John, IN and Tommy Shumylo and wife Melissa of Dyer, IN; one sister, Nancee Kimberly and husband Skip of St. John, IN; special friend Sandy Maples; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents Sanford was preceded in death by a sister, Joann Phipps.