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Michael C. Sanders

WEATHERFORD-Michael C. Sanders passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the age of 74.
Memorial service: 3:30 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2019 at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.
A reception will follow at Best Western Plus, 922 E. Hwy. 67, Duncanville, Texas.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Michael’s memory to Animal Angels Sanctuary, P.O. Box 336, Jacksboro, Texas 76458. or to a charity of your choice.
Michael was born May 25, 1944 to the late Wilburn C. and Dorothy Sanders in Fort Worth, Texas. Michael attended Ranger High School and also attended Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania. He proudly served his country by enlisting in the US Army from 1961 – 1964. He served in LaRochelle, France as SP4 in the medical corp. Michael worked for Mine Safety & Health Administration as a federal mine inspector. Michael loved to travel, play golf, studying history and casino gaming. He will be fondly remembered for the pride and love for his family. He cared deeply and was true to his many friends. Michael was always ready for a celebration; holidays, birthdays or for no reason at all. He was known to drag out a story…..and repeated the same story often. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and a good friend to many and will be deeply missed.
Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Wilburn C. and Dorothy Sanders; sister, Carole Ann Sanders; and niece, Fawn Sanders Cave.
Survivors: Wife of 38 years, Phyllis; son, Michael T. Sanders; son, David A. Sanders; son, Adam C. Sanders; grandson, Derek K. Sanders and wife, Tabbitha; grandson, Ryan N. Sanders; grandson, Drew A. Sanders; brother, Phil Sanders and wife, Teresa; brother, Steve Sanders and wife, Myrene; sister-in-law, Nita Burgoon; nephew, Justin Sanders and wife, Jenny; niece, Whitney Junot and husband, Richard; many great nephews, great nieces, cousins and friends; and our extended Animal Angels family, Beth, Matt, Mattison, Duncan and Lilly Kelley.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Jesse, Kristina, Luke and Lily Parsons

    We are so sorry for your loss. Mike was always so much fun to be around. We are so glad that we got know him and his family. He will be missed.

  2. Thanks for the memories. You will be forever missed. Love Ya Brother.

  3. Deepest sympathies to the boys, Michael, David and Adam. You guys are in our prayers.
    Rex, Dana, and Michael

  4. Stewart Siemantel

    Dear Sanders Family,

    I am very sorry for your loss. I realize that words may not offer much comfort at a time like this. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Mike was a great person and he always opened his home to us in high school. We always felt like family at his house. Please accept my condolences.

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