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Alvin M. Saunders


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Alvin M. Saunders Obituary
Alvin M. Saunders

Suffolk - Alvin M. Saunders Sr., 75, transitioned to eternal life on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Sentara Obici Hospital. He was born August 22, 1938 to the late Merzelle and Bertha Saunders of Gates County, North Carolina. Alvin was preceded in death by two brothers, Morris Saunders and Abe Saunders; one sister, Doris Johnson; a son, Maurice Saunders; and great grandson, Gabriel Michael Herndon.

He was well known throughout Hampton Roads for "Alvin Saunders Installation". Alvin provided premier carpet installation for over 45 years, servicing various local businesses and government municipalities.

He leaves to cherish his memory six children, Alvin Saunders Jr. (Oula), Nathan Saunders (Christine), Jacqueline Miles (Michael), Velma "Carla" Davis, Josephine "Darlene" Pitt, Brian "Carlos" Hatcher (Jackie); one sister, Vanessa Wiggins; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A funeral service will be held at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St. Suffolk, VA on Saturday, January 18, at 12 p.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 11 a.m. to 12 noon and at other times at the residence, 827 Liston Lane, Portsmouth, VA 23701. Condolences may be registered at www.rwbakerfh.com
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Jan. 16, 2014
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