Obituary of John Wesley Sanders
Funeral services for Johnny Sanders, age 79, of Roanoke, AL, will be held on Thursday, August 25, 2022, at 2:00 PM at Rock Stand Congregational Christian Church with Bro. Stoney Halsey and Bro. Wayne Cowhick officiating. Burial will follow in adjoining cemetery with Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. Mr. Sanders will lie in state at the church one hour prior to services beginning on Thursday.
Mr. Sanders passed away on Monday, August 22, 2022, at his home.
Survivors include: wife, Joyce Sanders; children, Gary Taylor of Rock Stand, Rusty Sanders of Rock Mills and Trudy Dunlap of Rock Mills; six grandchildren, Candace Simpson (Bobby), Cassey Northcutt (Davis), Hannah Exum (Trey), Claire Wilson (Brent), Adam Finley, and Haley Dunlap; great-grandchildren, Wyatt Exum, Waugh Exum, Miller Wilson, Charlotte Simpson, Woods Northcutt, Finley Northcutt, and Riley Simpson; sister-in-law, Tommy Sanders.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Whaley, Jeff Rowan, Eddie Sanders, Davis Northcutt, Bobby Simpson, Jimmy Bass.
A native of Randolph County, Mr. Sanders was born on March 12, 1943, the son John Tom and Dessa Towler Sanders. He was a member of Rock Stand Congregational Christian Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher. He was also an insurance salesman for Liberty National. Mr. Sanders was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Norma Whaley (Rodney) and Annie Lois Sanders; brother, Ed Sanders, Sr.; daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda Finley (Dennis); and son-in-law, Terry Dunlap.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com