Gerald Sanders


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Gerald Eugene Sanders, 84, of Tallahassee, Fla., passed away November 12, 2012.

Gerald was born August 24, 1928, in Defiance County, Ohio, to Oscar and Clara Sanders. He moved to Defiance, Ohio, where he lived with his wife, Donna Sullivan, for 23 years. Gerald worked 31 years as an electrician for General Motors in Defiance. For the past 29 years, Gerald lived in Tallahassee with wife, Judith, and stepson, Greg. This year he and Judy celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. Gerald will be remembered for his care and devotion to Greg and his passion for woodworking.

Gerald is survived by his wife, Judith Sanders; sons, Terry Sanders (Kristen) of Columbus, Ohio, and Kenneth Sanders (Robin) of Hicksville, Ohio; stepson, Greg Sunderman of Tallahassee; brother, Donald Sanders (Freda) of Defiance, Ohio; sisters, Brenda Ulum of Chicago, Ill., and Wanda Highland (Ken) of Coldwater, Mich.; grandchildren, Kelsey Sanders, Tarayn Sanders and Kyler Sanders, all of Columbus, and Jessica Slattery (Nick) and Brandy Haase of Hicksville, Ohio.

Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193, is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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