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SANDERS, Robert Robert Kimberly Sanders, 91, of Atlanta passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Born in Piedmont Alabama and raised in Anniston, Alabama, he was a long time resident of Atlanta where he and his wife raised their family. Robert was a proud veteran of World War II, serving in the US Navy in the Pacific Theater. He was retired from Southern Railway in 1983. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Jo, his grandson Jason Howard, his parents Bessie and Sam Sanders and brothers, Samuel Sanders and Ted Sanders. He is survived by his daughters Pat Perkins (Bill) and Kathy Howard, his son, Robert Sanders, Jr. (Sonja), sister, Louise Burton, and grandchildren David La Valle, Michael La Valle, Ashley Howard, Whitney Howard, Robert (Bobby) Sanders, III and Kyle Sanders, as well as three great grandchildren, Casey Howard, Devin La Valle and Aubree La Valle. Graveside services will be held at Highland Cemetery, Piedmont, Alabama Friday, July 11, 2014 at 1:00 CST with viewing at Thompson Funeral Home in Piedmont from 12:00-1:00 CST, prior to the service. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia 706-367-5467. Online condolences at
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on July 10, 2014
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