Michael Sands, 45, of Marietta, passed away Oct. 19, 2012, in Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
Mike was born Dec. 7, 1966, in Athens, to the late Richard Mark and Marlene A. (Weber) Sands. He was a graduate of Marietta High School and was a self-employed handyman. Mike loved to work on cars and help his friends.
Surviving are his brother, Scott; sister, Debra; and many good friends.
A gathering of remembrance will be held Monday (Nov. 5) from 6 to 8 p.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.mslfuneralhome.com Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the Humane Society of the Mid-Ohio Valley, PO Box 5, Marietta 45750.