Richard Sanders, 77, of Tow, Texas passed away Jan. 17, 2017. He was born to Robert and Alice (Duke) Sanders on Sept. 27, 1939 in Tulsa, Okla.
Mr. Sanders proudly served his country in the Unites States Air Force from 1956-1960, and retired from IBM after 25 years. He was a car enthusiast and enjoyed attending car shows. In his spare time Richard carved wood and loved being at the lake.
Richard is survived by his son, Greg Sanders and wife Thuy of Pflugerville, Texas; daughter Shannon Villarreal and husband Mark of Round Rock, Texas; stepson Sam Story and wife Lana of Bulverde, Texas; stepdaughter Deanna Story and husband Heiko Doerr, of Cedar Creek, Texas; stepdaughter Stacey Lederman and husband Rob of Leander, Texas; sister Frankie Parson of Seattle, Wash.; and stepsisters Claudine Sheppard and Mary Ellen Housdan of Tulsa, Okla. Grandchildren Shannon, Amanda, Nicole, Jessica, Josh, Jade, Eric, Luke, Kevin, Michael, Wade and Jena. Three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife Penny.
The Family requests memorial donations be made to, Osage Nation Foundation, Memorial Donations PO Box 92777, Southlake, Texas 76092.
Original Publish Date: 2017-01-25 00:00:00