Robert Kimberly Sanders, 91, passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Born in Piedmont and raised in Anniston, he was a long time resident of Atlanta, Ga. 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 service with military honors will be Friday, July 11, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Highland Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Ingram officiating. The family will receive friends Friday one hour prior to service at Thompson Funeral Home in Piedmont. wwwthompsonfuneralhomepiedmont.com.
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Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory - Piedmont
6340 Old Piedmont-Gadsden Hwy. PO Box 574 Piedmont, AL 36272
Published in The Anniston Star on July 10, 2014