MURPHYSBORO - Ronnie Lee Sanders, 63, passed away at 7:20 a.m. Monday, April 12, 2010, at his residence near Murphysboro.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2010, in Murdale Gardens of Memory. Family and friends are asked to go di-rectly to the cemetery. Pettett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ronnie was born April 22, 1946, in Murphysboro to Don and Dora (Needham) Sanders.
He was a carpenter and enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Mr. Sanders had accepted Christ as his savior.
Ronnie is survived by four children, Lonnie Sanders of Murphysboro, Connie Eggemeyer and Rhonda Sanders, both of De Soto, and Dawn Sanders of Murphysboro; three grandchildren, Tyler Sanders, Austin Sanders and Dustin Klink; two sisters and two brothers, Ber-nice Sanders, Larry Sanders, Eldon Sanders and his wife, Sharon Sanders, and Virginia Heern and her husband, Jack Heern, all of Murphys-boro; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Jerl Sanders; and his parents.
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Published by The Southern Illinoisan from Jun. 5, 2079 to Apr. 1, 3201.