Richard Frank Sanders age 65 of Athens passed away on December 21, 2016. He was born on October 18, 1951 to John Randolph Sanders and Beulah Erb Sanders.
Mr. Sanders was a software engineer for Suddenlink and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Athens.
He was preceded in death by his father John Randolph Sander; his sons, Kevin Allen Sanders and David Keith Sanders; his brother, Randy Sanders.
Survivors include, his loving wife of 37 years, Donna Jean Morton Sanders, his mother, Beulah Erb Sanders, his father-in-law and mother-in-law Allen and Gloria Morton; sister, Kathy Sauerwein and husband Mike, brother, Mark Sanders, and wife Donna, sister-in-law's Kathy Morton, Tracy Morton and Pam Sims; his nieces, Marissa Adams and husband Mark, Taylor Sims, Chelsea Hart; his nephews, Brett Sauerwein and wife Elaine, Kyle Sauerwein, Chad Burgess and wife Val , Eric O'Brien, and wife Emily, Garrett Sims, and wife Annette. Along with 7 great nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Monday, December 26, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home. Graveside services will be Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Oaklawn Memorial Park.
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