Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 20, 2017, in Llano Cemetery with Dr. Murray Gossett, associate pastor, First Presbyterian Church officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Dorset was born June 21, 1933, in Amarillo, to H. Elliott and Margaret Sanford. He was a rancher in Wagon Mound, N.M. He was a man who was an early riser, his best mood was before noon. Dorset was knowledgeable, loved reading and was a good storyteller. He always looked sharp, conducted himself with class, never owned a computer, loved life and had countless friends who considered him to be one of a kind. He loved horseracing, the oceans and mountains, long drives, travel and women. He was an avid follower of politics and was very proud to have been the alternate delegate for Barry Goldwater during his presidential run.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Susan Sanford Mount; and a son, Selwyn McQuin “Mack” Sanford.
Survivors include his children, Debbie A. Slaughter, of Frisco, Kathryn Sanford Potts, of Amarillo, and Albert Yates Sanford of Santa Fe, a stepson, Rusty Tomlinson, of Amarillo; a stepdaughter, Terri Tomlinson Barker, of Amarillo; and grandchildren, Dawn Thomas Inman, Angela Harris, Morgan Sanford Marshall; and Snow Sanford Judelson; and 10 great-grandchildren.