Aug 6, 1932 - April 18, 2013 YUKON Jack D. Sanders, 80, was born Aug. 6, 1932, in Artesia, NM to Burr & Leola (Dingler) Sanders. He passed away on April 18, 2013, in Yukon, OK. Jack attended school in Wichita Falls, TX. At age 14, he left home to work. He served in the U.S. Army and the Navy and Air Force Reserves. On May 5, 1956, he married Neva Sturgeon. Jack was a partner in the Public Market Grocery and then started Sanders Office Supply in 1971. Jack has been a member of the Yukon First Baptist Church since 1971, serving in numerous capacities. He also served in various civic clubs. Jack is survived by his wife of 56 years, Neva; daughter, Karen Vance and husband Bill; daughter, Rene Sanders and husband Kim Hutchinson; grandson, Kaden Sanders Hutchinson; brother, Don Sanders and wife Helen; sisters, Louise Harris, Nadine Johnson and husband Bobbie, Betty Grisham and husband Jerry, and Maridel Waddle; plus many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2013, at the First Baptist Church of Yukon. Interment will be at 3 p.m. Monday at the Sharon Cemetery near Gotebo, OK. Online condolences may be signed at www.yandafuneral.com
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Published in The Oklahoman on Apr. 20, 2013