Service for Sanford “Sandy” Prindle, 78, will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, November 20, 2021 in the Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Funeral Chapel with Chaplain Eddy Carrell officiating. There will be a time of visitation prior to the funeral service, beginning at 1:00 P.M.
Sandy Prindle passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Sandy was born to William Jasper, Jr. and Lois Lucille Chambers Prindle on January 19, 1943 in Long Beach, California. He married Linda Siemens on July 6, 2002 in Dallas, Texas. Sandy served as a Justice of the Peace for Tarrant County for 24 years before retiring. He was honored with the Justices of the Peace and Constables Association presenting him with their highest awards; the T.A Vines award (2004), Judge of the Year (2000), and the Lifetime Achievement award (2006). It should be noted that Sandy is the only recipient to receive all three awards. In addition, he was President, Judge Advocate, three-time Legislative Chairman, as well as a faculty member in their training academy. One of his favorite duties as a judge was getting to marry couples. He married approximately 10,000 couples and took great pride in making each ceremony memorable and unique. He served as the County Youth Director for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Campaign as well as a member of the United States Army Reserves. Sandy truly had a love for history and through this love began writing. He published four novels, to include one non-fiction based concentrating on the assassination of President Lincoln and three historical fiction novels as well. He was an entrepreneur, owning convenience stores in Fort Worth and Grapevine, prior to being elected Justice of the Peace. Sandy was bigger than life and touched countless lives in both his legal and professional life as well as his personal life. He was a man who loved deeply and could transport you to another world or time with his storytelling gift. Sandy was an avid Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers and NASCAR fan. He was a world-wide traveler and was blessed with numerous adventures. Among the many loves that Sandy had, his corvette, dogs, fishing, golfing, and playing fantasy football were some of his favorites. He was an inspiration to many and will be missed greatly. He was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings.
Sandy was survived by his wife, Linda Prindle; daughters, Janice Eisen (Doug Adamson) and Carin Prindle; grandchildren, Hannah, Joseph, Matthew, Elizabeth, Nicholas, and Abigail; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.