Charles E. Sanders of Danville, WV passed away peacefully on December 15, 2021 at CAMC Memorial Hospital. He would have been 92 years of age on the 29th.
Charles lived his entire life in Danville, WV. He served in the U.S. Army in the
Korean war. He was injured in that war serving faithfully and never complained. A
true and special soldier and a fine man of character.
Charles was born in 1929 to the late Denzil and Mattie Sanders. He was the eldest son of the Sanders Family. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sisters, Zenna Maye Sanders, Ila Fay Derouin, Betty Green, Inez Matthews, Dorothy Belle Tucker; and two brothers, Nathan Sanders and Allen Marvin Sanders. Also remaining, Nathan’s widow Flossie Sanders.
Charles leaves behind brothers, Bobby Lee Sanders, Carl Thomas Sanders, Denzil B
Sanders, Jr his wife JoAnn, Morris Ray Sanders all of Danville, WV; sisters, Oleta
Ruth Spurlock, (Husband Darrell, deceased) of Danville, Gladys Ann Ashby, husband Douglas of Ravenswood, WV and Margaret Louise Canter, her husband Matt Canter of Fredericksburg, Virginia. He also leaves behind a host nieces and nephews and friends too numerous to mention. One especially is David Sanders who adored his Uncle Charles and always enjoyed his visits. They loved being together.
If you were fortunate to know Charles, you loved Charles. His character spoke clearly for him. He was someone you could always count on, he always kept his word. He had numerous friends. Just to mention, two of his wonderful friends were Arnold and Mary Jarrell. Charles took with him a piece of their hearts, but he also left a piece of his heart which will forever be with them. Charles has entered his heavenly home and is rejoicing in a great family reunion. He will be greatly missed on this earth, but those of you who have accepted Jesus as your Savior will get to see him again.
Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 22 at Handley Funeral Home in Danville, WV with Roger McCauley officiating. Burial will follow in Family Gardens on Low Gap Road, Madison, WV.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time.