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John Sanders, Jr.

May 2, 1937 — October 24, 2019


John Frank “Sonny” Sanders, Jr., 82, of Carrollton, KY, passed this life on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at his home.

He was born on May 2, 1937 in Carrollton, Carroll County, KY, the son of the late John Frank Sanders, Sr. and Rosa Mae Kelsey Sanders.  He had served his Country in the United States Air Force as a Military Police Officer in Japan.  After his service to our Country, he went on to work for and retire from M & T Chemical Company in Carrollton.  He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Jackson Sanders of Carrollton, KY, his daughter, Angila Sanders Tomlinson of Georgetown, KY, his son, John Frank (Amanda) Sanders, III. of Lanesville, IN, a sister, Mary Alice Hughes of Carrollton, KY, and three grandchildren also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Carrie Mumphrey and Nana Sue Hartley.

Cremation has been chosen by the family with services at a later date..

Arrangements are entrusted with the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North

205 Eibeck Ln, Williamstown, KY 41097

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