John Sandine, 1950-2015

John Sandine

John Sandine

The Rev. John C. Sandine, 64, of Clinton, passed away June 23, 2015, in Russellville. He was born Nov. 20, 1950 in Stuttgart, to the late Frank A. and Clara VanHoutin Sandine.

He served for 14 years as a local pastor in the Little Rock and Arkansas Conferences of the United Methodist Church, including at Altheimer, Marianna, Bear Creek Camp, Piggott, Bright’s Chapel, Portland, Dermott and Wilmot. He was a treasured minister and friend to all who knew him. He was also a veteran of the United States Air Force and honorably served his country during the Vietnam era.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Brenda Russell Sandine.

A memorial service was held Friday evening, June 26, 2015, at First United Methodist Church Clinton, with the Rev. George Odell officiating.