John Aaron Sanders, 70, of Shinnston, passed away Saturday (Feb. 25, 2017) at United Hospital Center. He was born in Marion County on September 25, 1946 a son of the late Clarence E. "Buster" Sanders and Cora Ellen (Eberly) Sanders.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Florence (Carpenter) Sanders.
John served in the National Guard and worked for several years at Alfred Construction.
He most enjoyed farming, riding his farm tractor and hunting. He was most fond of time spent with his family. In addition to his wife, John is survived by two sons, Jeff Sanders and Gary Sanders both of Shinnston; a daughter-in-law, Jennifer Ozzbourne ;and a granddaughter, Cheyenne Sanders of Fairmont.
Also surviving are two sisters, Rebecca Ellen Chelli and her husband Jim of Shinnston and Cindy Lou Layman and her husband Luke of Tennessee; several nieces and nephews and a special aunt Billie Mae Sanders of Fairmont. Friends and family may call from 1-8 p.m. Tuesday and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street, Fairmont. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Cam Pyle officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Zion Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the Sanders Family at www.carpenterandford.com.
Published on February 27, 2017