James Sanders

James R. Sanders, Sr. - SAVANNAH - James R. Sanders, Sr., 88, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013 at Candler Hospital. He was born in Savannah, the son of the late Charles M. and Lucille Remley Sanders. Mr. Sanders was a Manufacturing Manager in the bag division at Union Camp Corporation, retiring in 1986 after 41 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps where he was awarded the Bronze Star. His service during World War II took him to Alaska, the Aleutian Islands and Iwo Jima. Mr. Sanders was a member of the American Legion, Post No. 135 and the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Lodge No. 183. Surviving are his beloved wife of sixty six years, Myra Stevens Sanders; son and daughter-in-law, James R. Sanders, Jr. and Geri; daughter and son-in-law, Cherry and David Marchant; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and brother, James Melvin Sanders. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. A Crypt side service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 24, 2013 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens with Military Honors. The family has requested that remembrances be made to the Savannah Humane Society, 7215 Sallie Mood Dr., Savannah, GA 31406. Please sign our guest book on line at www.foxandweeks.com Savannah Morning News May 23, 2013 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.

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Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel
7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 352-7200

Published in Savannah Morning News from May 22 to May 23, 2013