Phil Sanders

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Phil Sanders, 90, of Lewisburg, died Friday night, Feb. 21, 2014, at Maury Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Sanders was a native of Nashville, the son of the late Earl and Mary Frank Marshall Sanders. He was a retired contractor and was self-employed, operating Home Supply Company for 59 years. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lewisburg.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jerre Hunter Sanders in May 2011, and a grandson, Chad Welch.

He is survived by one daughter, Judy Goodman of Brentwood; one son, David P. Sanders of Lewisburg; a sister, Betty Lee of Pulaski; two grandchildren, Ashley Klekamp and Chuck Welch; three great-grandchildren, Eli, Sam, and Hank Klekamp; and a lifelong friend, Harold Wiggins of Lewisburg.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, Feb. 24, from the First United Methodist Church, followed by burial in Lone Oak Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Lewisburg or Marshall County Community Theatre.

The pallbearers were Jerry Adams, Evan Dumser, Gabe Tanksley, David Sanders, Chuck Welch, and Johnny Hill.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the McDonald's Old Geezers Club and Richard Turner.

London Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.