Richard O'Neal Sanders
June 30, 1928 – March 15, 2020
Richard O’Neal Sanders, 91, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020. He was the husband of Ernestine Sanders, with whom he shared 45 wonderful years of marriage.
Born June 30, 1928, in Hickory Plains, Arkansas, he was the son of Ruby and Bill Sanders.
He loved to fly and ride motorcycles in his free time but also loved driving his big rigs. He was a retired truck driver from ABF. He enjoyed being on the road, but loved his family more. His bright smiling face truly will be missed.
He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where he was active in his Sunday school class. He also loved working in his yard and making it perfect for all to enjoy.
He is survived by his wife, Ernestine; daughters Paula Ballard (Jay) of Vancouver, Washington, and Marcia Henderson of Alexander; one nephew; 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. March 19, 2020, at Roselawn Cemetery.
- Graveside Service Thursday, March 19, 2020