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Roy Dean Sanders 76, passed away on Tuesday May 3, 2017 at Tidewell Hospice House in Arcadia, FL. Roy was born on May 1, 1941 in Ramsey Illinois and was a resident of Arcadia for the last 16 years. He worked as a foreman in the Railroad industry for 40 years before retiring in 2001. Roy was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Arcadia. Roy enjoyed building(anything) and helping family and neighbors with whatever needed to be done. Roy loved his family and spending time with them. Roy also enjoyed cooking and eating.
He is survived by his wife Catherine Sanders. Three sons Timothy (Melissa) Sanders, Todd (Lisa) Sanders both of Woodward, Oklahoma; Thomas (Kendra) Sanders of Deluth, MN . One daughter Trisha Sanders of Arcadia, FL. Three sisters, Betty Fulk of Decatur, Illinois; Loretta (Ralph) Fortner of Mount Zion, Illinois and Irma (Larry) Gaither of Mount Zion, Illinois. He is survived by 7 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents John and Ina Sanders. Two brothers Rodell and Junior Sanders. 1 sister Pauline Linn and 1 nephew Richard Davis.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Online condolences maybe made at pongerkaysgrady.com.
Arrangements entrusted to Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home 50 North Hillsborough Ave. Arcadia, FL.
Published on May 8, 2017
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