Carl Grant Sankey

May 14, 2021

Carl Grant Sankey, 77, of Siler City passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones at his home in Siler City. Mr. Sankey was born July 9, 1943 the son of Ralph Sankey and Dorothy McConnell Crocker. Carl was a Private in the National Guard. He spent his working years as a truck driver, then as the Owner/Operator of Carl Sankey Trucking. Carl loved spending his free time by a pond fishing, or just spending time outdoors. He loved his family and his land. Carl is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dale, Paul and Wayne Sankey. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lucille Cox Sankey; daughter, Tammy Sankey Fox; son, Todd Sankey; grandchildren, Corey and Taylor Fox and Andrew Sankey; and great grandchild, Jason Perla, all of Siler City. The family will plan a Celebration of Life at a later date. Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Sankey family. Online condolences may be made at
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