The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


June 26, 2013

William “Bill” D. Sanders

KINGMAN, Ind. — William “Bill” D. Sanders, 75, of Kingman, Ind., passed away at 2:05 p.m. EDT Monday, June 24, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family after a battle with cancer.

Bill was born Nov. 19, 1937, in Crawfordsville, Ind., to the late Arba and Bertha (Schoen) Sanders.

He attended New Market High School and on April 17, 1954, he married Beverly (French) Sanders in New Ross, who survives.

Bill served four years in the National Guard and was employed over the years at the California Pellett Mill as a machine operator, Indiana State Highway Department and Coon Implement in the parts department. He spent many years as a farmer and enjoyed going to auctions, especially farm sales.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly (French) Sanders of Kingman; two sons, William (Connie) Sanders Jr. of Veedersburg, Ind., and Glen (Heather) Sanders of Veedersburg; one daughter; Linda (Larry) Lough of Darlington, Ind.; 14 grandchildren, Michelle, Scott, Paxton, Lora, David, Darrin, Clay, Jacob, Levi, Blair, Grant, Felicia, Phillip and Caitlin; and six great-grandchildren, Preston, Raeleigh, Tristan, Jayda, Korbin and Mackenzie.

Family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 27, at Sanders Funeral Care, 203 S. 1st Street, Kingman. Funeral services: 11 a.m. EDT Friday, June 28, at the funeral home with Pastor Bill Parks officiating. Burial will follow at Kingman Fraternal Cemetery.

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