Billy Sanders


It is with regret we announce the passing of Billy Sanders, 81, of the Hot Rock community in Fayetteville, TN. There will be a private graveside service at Shiloh Cemetery.

Mr. Sanders was born July 9, 1940, in Fayetteville, TN to the late Alton B. and Era Ozelle Arnold Sanders. Billy was a Grade A Machinist with Scovill Manufacturing and after Scovill closed he became a full-time beef cattle farmer. He passed away on August 15, 2021.

Survivors include his sister, Linda (Lewis) Cope; sister-in-law, Anne Sanders; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, AD Sanders and Dean Sanders; sister-in-law, Fannie Sanders.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tennessee Association of the Deaf, P O Box 293385, Nashville, TN 37229 or the American Heart Association, 10 Glenlake Pkwy NE South Tower, Suite 400 Atlanta, GA 30328.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Billy Sanders.