Wilson - Graveside services for Mr. Bobby Dean Sanders, 80 formerly of Wilson, are scheduled for 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Hewitt Cemetery with military honors. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Gray Funeral Home in Wilson.
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Bobby was born July 19, 1939 in Wilson, OK to the late Mr. Dee William Sanders and Mrs. Katie Ophelia (Roberts) Sanders. He departed from this life on Saturday, December 28, 2019 in Richland Hills, TX.
Bobby was raised in Wilson attending school here. He enlisted in the US Navy at the age of 18 and then after, he enlisted in the US Army. After serving honorably in the military, he moved to Fort Worth, TX area where he worked for 30 years for Miller Brewing Company retiring in 2000. Bobby was an active member of the American Legion post #522 in Witney. He enjoyed traveling.
Preceding him in death are his parents; brothers, Billy, Royce, Merle, Wayne, Hughes and Charles.
Bobby is survived by his daughter, Sharon Oliver and husband Dustan of North Richland Hills, TX; sisters, Wanda Tilley of Sapulpa and Louise Young of Wilson; brother, Clinton Sanders of Ardmore; grandchildren, David A. Sanchez and Samantha N. Sanchez of Fort Worth, TX; ex wife, Malinda Sanders of Arlington, TX and by a host other family and friends.
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