Doyle E. Sapp, 83, of Sanderson, died Saturday, June 2, 2012. A life long resident of Sanderson, he was the son of the late Walter D. and Sarah Norman Sapp. He loved riding horses, hunting quail, fishing and raising cows and corn. He was known for his ability to grow the best looking corn field on CR 229 South. He enjoyed attending Faith Baptist Church and loved gospel singing.Mr. Sapp was a glass fabricator for 25 years and retired from Northeast Florida State Hospital after 10 years of service. Going to Hardees to enjoy a sausage and egg biscuit became a weekday ritual for him and his friends after retirement. He loved spending time with his family and playing with his grandchildren.
He is survived by son Rocky (Joan) Sapp of Sanderson; daughters Cathy (Gordon) Richardson, Teresa (Johnny) Richardson, Vicky (Mike) Carrigg, all of Sanderson, and Annette Sapp-Barsch of Macclenny; 12 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren and 22 step-great grandchildren also survive. He was preceded in death by his wife Betty Rhea Sapp.
The funeral service was held at 11 am on Tuesday, June 5 at the Christian Fellowship Temple, Macclenny, with Rev. Tory Dismuke, Pastor David Thomas, and Rev. Tommy Richardson officiating. Interment followed at South Prong Cemetery, Sanderson. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.