Robert Sanders, 80, of Lafayette, TN passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin, TN. The Lafayette, TN native was a retired carpenter and a son of the late Joe Edgar Sanders and Maggie Pearl Anders Sanders and husband of the late Deborah Faye Shockley Sanders.
He is survived by 1 daughter: Jean Weaver and husband, Barry, Lafayette, TN;
2 sisters: Catherine Thompson, Memphis, MO and Eddar Scott, Gallatin, TN;
4 grandchildren: William Sanders (Amanda); Samantha Bates (Phillip); Robert Fields and Charalene Fields;
2 great grandchildren: Paige Sanders and Dillion Sanders.
He was preceded in death by 2 daughters: Joyce Sanders and Charlene Sanders; 2 sons: Robert Sanders and Stanley Sanders; 4 sisters: Corine Slayton, Maybelle Duffer, Mildred East and Polly Neese and 2 brothers: Erby Sanders and Cordell Sanders.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Goad Funeral Home with Bro. Elvis Farley officiating and burial in the Holland Cemetery. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday and after 7:00 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at Goad Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations for funeral expenses. Donations may be made at Goad Funeral Home.
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