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Obituaries

July 9, 2010

Bill W. Sanders

CAYUGA, Ind. — CAYUGA, Ind. — Bill W. Sanders, 65, of Cayuga, passed away at 4:37 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at Union Hospital Clinton in Clinton, Ind.

He was born Sept. 2, 1944, in Danville, Ill., the son of the late Betty Corey Sanders Nelson and Red Sanders. He married Connie Trosper on Aug. 28, 1992, in Newport, Ind. She survives.

Other survivors include three sons, J.R. (Dana) Sanders of Cates, Ind., Poke (Shelly) Sanders of Ohio and Donny (Penny) Sanders of Kingman, Ind.; one stepson, John (Heather) Thompson of Cayuga, Ind.; three step-daughters, Peggy (Bryan) Burch, Anna (Rodney) Cheesman and Becky (Ryan) Stull all of Covington, Ind.; 18 grandchildren; one great-grandson; three sisters, Tuti (Junior) Plunkett, Peach (Bob) Robinson and Helen (George) Plunkett; and three brothers, Butch (Mary) Sanders, Jim (Wanda) Sanders and Joe (Brenda) Sanders. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Sue Sanders, and one brother, Buck San-ders.

Bill was currently employed at Corey Brothers Sawmill in Kingman, Ind. He was a member of Isaac Walton of America in Clinton, Ind.

Bill enjoyed fishing, camping, taking care of his dogs, mowing with his riding lawnmower and tinkering with different projects.

Funeral service: 1 p.m. EDT Saturday, July 10, at DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Ind. Officiating: Rev. Jack Holycross. Burial: Thomas Cemetery in Newport, Ind. Visitation: 11 a.m. EDT Saturday, at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 13067, Alexandria, Virginia 22312. Condolences: www.deverterfuneral home.com.

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