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Valentino Sandoval, Jr., 69 of North Tazewell, VA died Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at his home. Born September 7, 1947 at San Jose, CA, he was a son of the late Valentino and Mary Flores Sanchez Sandoval. He was a retired Staff Sergeant, US Marine Corps. Mr. Sandoval served two tours in Viet Nam and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He also retired from the Department of Corrections as a Corrections Officer at Bland Correctional Center.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Victor Sandoval.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Sandoval; sons, David W. Sandoval of Orlando, FL and Mark Sandoval and wife, Carol of Wise, VA; daughter, Valerie C. Laney and husband, Jason of North Tazewell, VA; sisters, Rose Marie Bracamonte, Mary Ann Mitchell, Ruby Marie Allen, and Mary Ester Yracheta; ten grandchildren, Isabella Sandoval, Christian Sandoval, Cody Laney, Caden Laney, Brayden Laney, Kyle Sandoval, Brian Sandoval, Hannah Sandoval, Halli Sandoval, and Willow Sandoval.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2 PM Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Peery & St.Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA where funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM with Pastor Larry Fontaine officiating.
Military graveside rites and interment will be conducted at 1 PM Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Mountain Home National Cemetery at Johnson City, TN.
The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to Lt. Col Peter Tagni, Coordinator Toys for Tots Native American Program, P.O. Box 3768, Mission Viejo, CA 92690.
Online condolences may be sent to www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on July 20, 2017
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