Thomas Eugene “Gene” Sanders, age 81 of Goodlettsville, TN passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015. Mr. Sanders was born September 13, 1933 in Nashville, TN to James Thomas Washington Sanders and Gladys Elizabeth Devers Sanders.
He worked as a salesman in the printing industry, eventually owing his own business, Sanders Press, for a time. He was an avid skydiver and bowler.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Gary Sanders; brother, Edgar Sanders and sister, Brenda Edwards.
He is survived by his sisters, Doris (Michael) Honeycutt and Vivian (Don) Evans; daughters, Debbie Steidl, Sherry Fariss, Lori (George) Adkins and Missy Sanders; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews; special friends, Mary Ann Greenhill and Wayne (Ann) Graves.
A celebration of Gene’s life will be conducted at 2 P.M., Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Hendersonville Church of Christ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice at 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37203 or to the American Cancer Society at 2000 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN 37203.Print Obituary & Condolences