Curtis David Sanford, Jr., was sent as an angel from
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God on February 5, 1989, to proud parents, Ms. Serena
Cade and Mr. Curtis David Sanford, Sr. Curtis was
visited by the angels on three occasions. The first being
on March 16, 2020, at 8:07 p.m., wherein Curtis stated
“the angel was in the house” (The Father) and again on
March 16th at 8:08 p.m., wherein he advised “the angel
laid its wings on his stomach” (The Son). However, on
that third visit on March 18, 2020, the Lord sent the final angel to call
Curtis home to take his rest as his work here on earth was done (The Holy
As a young child, Curtis was charming, funny, and had an outgoing spirit.
Curtis left a legacy and made an enormous impact on everyone he came
in contact with. He was educated in the Broward County School system,
where he attended Royal Palm Elementary, Lauderhill Middle School,
and graduated from Piper High School in May 2007. He later attended
Broward Community College.
Curtis Sanford was called by God and was saved at an early age. As a child,
he would hold a drumstick as a microphone and pretend to preach and
shout at the same time. In May 2005, he accepted his calling as a preacher
and had his trial sermon at Brown’s Temple F.B.H Church. He was a
member and faithful servant. He was active in the church and served as
a junior deacon, B.T. choir member, B.T. choir president, B.T. Vacation
Bible School teacher, B.T. youth Bible study teacher, Southern Florida
District Ambassador, Southern Florida District Choir Director, Southern
Florida District Evangelist, and Southern Florida Ordained Minister of
the Fire-Baptized Holiness Church of God of the Americas. Curtis loved
the Lord, his family, and friends with his whole heart. He was ordained
in the F.B.H. church in January 2015, at the Annual Convention held in
Curtis believed in having church and praising the Lord. He loved the Fire
Baptized Church. Elder Curtis D. Sanford’s final words on March 14,
2020, were “Fire light up, Fire burn up, Fire Purge, and Fire Purify, I’m
Fire Baptized as the Late Bishop W.E Fuller would say.” He loved to shop
and dress in his fine suits with his ties and bows.
Rev. Curtis Sanford was very adventurous and wanted a new lease on life.
He relocated in March 2015, to the Atlanta, GA area. He joined Higher
Dimension International, where he was a leader over the youth. He was
ordained as an Elder in October 2018. Curtis was a faithful member and
servant, until his health failed.
He leaves to mourn: his devoted mother, Serena Annette Cade; father,
Curtis David Sanford, Sr.; grandparents, Ms. Barbara Ross and Ms.
Louise Sanford; aunts, Natalie Wright (Christopher) and Melissa
Sandford; uncles, Clifford Sanford and Sylvester Sanford (Latrelle);
siblings, Kendrick Sanford, Landrius Sanford, Tahdren Sanford, and
Taliah Sanford; godmothers, Deloris Harvey (Gerald) and Marie Johnson
(Marlon); godfather, John Burton, Sr.; godchildren, Judai Whites, Omari
Poole, and Joel Pullins; special little cousins, Christopher Wright, Jr.,
and Jubari Dean; special great-aunt with whom he shared a special bond,
Betty Pope; and a host of great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins, and friends.