William L. “Bill” Sanders, age 80, of Shoals, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019, at 7:35 p.m., at the Good Samaritan Society Northwood Retirement Community, in Jasper, Indiana.

He was born on February 2, 1939, in Shoals, to James and Mary Rose (Johnson) Sanders. He married Carolyn Frye on September 1, 1957, at the Loogootee Christian Church.

Bill was formerly employed at Baker’s Feed Mill, National Gypsum, and owned and operated Sanders Oil Company.

He enjoyed fishing and setting on the front porch watching the “young dogs” run.

Bill was of the Christian Faith.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn; one son, Richard L. “Rick” Sanders and wife Angela, of Shoals; one granddaughter, Amanda Kaye Laiq, of Shoals; two great-grandsons, Eli and Abram Laiq, of Shoals; one brother, Kenneth Sanders and wife Dee, of Shoals; one sister, Brenda Dickens and husband Beryl, of Shoals; and his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Jerry D. Sanders and James Sanders.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 27th, at the Queen-Lee Chapel, in Shoals, of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, Inc.

Burial will be made in the Spring Hill Cemetery, at Shoals.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 26th, at the funeral home.

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