Billy Wayne Sanders
1934 - 2020
March 25, 1934
November 13, 2020
Billy Wayne Sanders

March 25, 1934 - Nov. 13, 2020

Billy Wane Sanders, 86, passed peacefully, Friday November 13, 2020.

Billy Wayne was born March 25, 1934, in Electra, TX, to William Henry and Louvina (Allred) Sanders. He married Emma Jean (Preuninger) Sanders July 7, 1956.

His built his lifelong career with Brazos Electric Power where he worked for 44 years. Through his long career, he was instrumental in developing the power distribution for all of North Texas. In his career and in his life, he loved people.

If you attended any Baylor sporting events in the 90s, he probably took your ticket. Not just for the football game, but any game. He loved sports, and loved just meeting people. He attended almost every single football, basketball, softball and baseball game that went on at the college. He was always involved. Rain or shine, he was always in the stands. If he wasn't watching a game, or having breakfast at George's (every single day), he was working with the Woodway Beautiful committee and at Carleen Bright Arboretum on his second love, gardening. A master gardener, his yard was his pride and joy.

He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather. But mostly, he loved his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his infant son, Danny Bruce Sanders; brothers, JR, Buster and Clell; and sisters, Juanita, Veta and Bobby.

Billy Wayne is survived by his son, Timothy, daughter-in-law, Colleen, his three grandchildren, Maggie, Claire and Jack; and countless nieces and nephews.

He will be missed terribly, but his legacy for loving people will live on.
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Published by Waco Tribune-Herald on Nov. 25, 2020.
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Deepest sympathy to the family. Billy Wayne was of great help and wonderful neighbor to my Mother, Doris Fagan, before her passing.
Karren Fagan Harlan
November 28, 2020
Tim and Family, So sorry for your loss. Billy Wayne was a wonderful personality. He and Jean were such good neighbors to my in-laws...Bob and Eldean Bradford. He lived life to the fullest and will be greatly missed.
Mrs. Jan Bradford
November 25, 2020