- October 2, 1931 - February 4, 2013
- Russellville, Arkansas
of Eugene 's Passing
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“we are so very sorry about mr. sander's.we are one of the families that moved up on riverwood arces.we will miss him cause we would see him down here...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Bonnie Boyles - friend
“Ina Sue & family - Sorry we did not know that Gene had passed, and gone to his reward, in time to come to visitation.
We enjoyed attending...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Jerry & Jearldean Shinn - AR
“We are thinking and praying for your family during this time and always. God Bless.
3 of 13 | Posted by: TOMMY RACE & RAQUEL SAPP
“So sorry to learn about the passing of Mr. Sanders. We knew him to be a kind man , sharp as a tack and a fine businessman . Just simply , we liked...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Nancy and Don Butts - AR
“Mike and family, so sorry for the loss of your dad. I remember him as a sweet, gentleman. I pray all of you find comfort and share great memories.
5 of 13 | Posted by: Lynn & Donnie Sims - Russellville, AR
“We all loved Gene very much. If there is anything you need, please let us know.
6 of 13 | Posted by: Fred & Claudette Atkins - AR
“Sorry to hear of your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Mr. Sanders was a great person. I remember his friendship many times while we...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Lloyd & Sherrie Hartzell - Conway, AR
“You were a great uncle and we will miss you.
8 of 13 | Posted by: Rickey Sanders - Dallas, TX
“Mrs. Ina, I am sorry to hear of your loss. You and the family will be in my prayers.
9 of 13 | Posted by: Donna Rowe - Russellville, AR
“Scott and Mike, I am sorry to hear about your dad. I am sorry I can't make it back for the services. Take care and God Bless. Ron
10 of 13 | Posted by: Ron Sears - Stafford, VA - friend
“R.I.P. Gene, you will be deeply missed by all who knew you. My thoughts & Prayers are with the family during this very difficult time.
Kelley...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Kelley Scribner - Russellville, AR
You are in our thoughts and prayers today as you say a temporaty good bye to a true gentleman. We always enjoyed our contacts
with...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Charlie and Nell New - AR
“Sorry to hear of your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Let us know if we can do anything.
Jimmy and Daphna
13 of 13 | Posted by: Daphna Keys - Jasper, AR
Shinn Funeral Service
Eugene Sanders, age 81, of Russellville, has entered into his eternal rest Monday, February 4, 2013, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center.
A son of John Randolph and Mary Vasil Sanders he was born October 2, 1931, at New Blaine. He was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church, the owner of Sanders Real Estate Agency for 42 years and the Dairy Queen for 13 years in Russellville. He was a sergeant first class of the United States Army and served in the Korean Conflict.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Margie Durning; two brothers, James A. and John R. Sanders Jr.; and four infant siblings.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Ina Sanders; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Elaine Sanders and Scott and Rebecca Sanders all of Russellville; three grandchildren and spouse, Audra and Chris George, Savannah and Katie Sanders all of Russellville; a great-grandchild, Hayden George of Russellville; and other nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at the Shinn Chapel with the Rev. Billy Ellis officiating. Burial will be private under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service.
The family will receive friends from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to First Free Will Baptist Church, 1103 East L Street, Russellville, AR 72801.
800 West Main Street Russellville, AR 72811
Tel. (479) 968-1212