Sterling Leon Waldron
Sterling Leon Waldron
  • December 25, 1939 - August 8, 2017
  • Hollywood, California

Share This Obituary

Arrangements made by

Valley Funeral Home

2121 West Burbank Blvd
Burbank, CA 91506
Get Directions

Profile of Valley Funeral Home

View Phone Number

Sterling L. Waldron, 77, of Hollywood, died Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 of a rare neurological disease, MSA. He was born in Glendale on Christmas Day, December 25th, 1939 to Dorothy and Leon Waldron of Glendale. He graduated from Glendale High in 1957. He married the love of his life, Kathy Bean on February 17, 1979. Sterling managed the family's Sheridan Gardens Burbank Store on Hollywood Way. He was known for his kindness, patience and generous heart. For over 35 years he was the friendly Nurseryman at Sheridan Gardens, the Waldron family business first in Sun Valley, then Studio City and the last 20 years in Burbank. He was so kind that he was asked by numerous mothers to please hire their sons so that they would have a good first experience in the world of work.

He was predeceased by his parents; sister Gloria Graf and brother Darrell Waldron. He is survived by his wife Kathy and their son, Thomas Waldron; Sterling's daughter, Kathleen DuBord, and sons Robert Waldron and Shawn Waldron; and Kathy's sons Robert Bean and Charlie Bean. He is also survived by his sister, Carroll Ropp; eight grandchildren and three great grand-children.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1 pm, on August 26th, at Valley Funeral Home, 2121 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank; following his mother, Dorothy Waldron's service at 11am.