Born 9-28-1929 -- Died 4-16-2005
John Richard Sanders, 75, of Eldon, Mo., died April 16, 2005.
He was born in Thayer, Mo. on Sept. 28, 1929, the son of the late John David and Jessie Lee Roberts Sanders.
He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He retired from Griffin Wheel Works in Kansas City, Kan.
He is survived by his significant other, Esther Howser; two sons -- John David Sanders and Robert Lee Sanders; two brothers, Hugh E. Sanders and Robert W. Sanders; and one sister, Virginia Lee Rothgeb.
One brother, David Lawrence Sanders, one sister, Gertrude E. Coleman, and his parents preceded him in death.
Private memorial services were held April 23.