Above photo by Jeremy “Taco” Patterson
The son of Legendary Promod Racer Jimmy Sandefur, 37-Year old son Joel Sandefur, passed away in his home on July 2, 2019. Several know the Sandefur’s from racing across the South East. Great family.
January 18, 1982 – July 2, 2019
He grew up in Zebulon, GA and worked as an electrician. He enjoyed drag racing to the fullest and working on cars with his father and brother Darren.
The Sandefur’s could be seen at Southern Nitrous Racing Association events and Outlaw Promod events across the Southeast, winning several of them. Joel, Darrin, and his family were there for every race. Jimmy is over 70 years old and with the help of his family, races on a consistent bases – very impressive.
He is survived by his parents: Jimmy and Linda Sandefur of Zebulon; brother and sister-in-law: Darren and Angie Sandefur of Zebulon; sister and brother-in-law: Lisa and Paul Rivera of Zebulon; nieces and nephews: Carlie Sandefur, Adrianna Sandefur, Jacob Rivera and Sean Rivera; aunts and uncles: Kathy and Mike Collins of NY, Donna Collins of NY, Patricia and Jimmy Salter of Thomaston and Joanne Moultron of Florida; cousins: Rodney and Maria Salter of Thomaston, Chuck Hutto of Williamson, and Greta Barber of NY.
Friends may visit the family on Friday, July 5, 12-2 p.m., at the funeral home. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m., in the chapel of Moody-Daniel Funeral Home.
Be sure to extend your condolences to a great family. You won’t find a better family than the Sandefurs. Go introduce yourself and you will see how true this is. Rest In Peace, Joel. You will he missed.