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Thomas "Tommy" Lester Sanders

September 18, 1945 October 31, 2019
Thomas "Tommy" Lester Sanders
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Thomas “Tommy” Lester Sanders, 74, of Oak Ridge, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
He was born September 18,1945 in Charlotte, NC the son of Carl Lester Sanders and Evelyn Ledford Sanders. Tommy was a 1964 graduate of Oak Ridge High School. He served with the US Army from November 30, 1965 – November 29, 1967, serving in Vietnam. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Janice Baker Sanders; Daughters, Shannon Sanders and DeAnna Sanders, both of Oak Ridge; 3 brothers; 1 sister; granddaughter, Chloe Starr of Oak Ridge; and several special friends who were like brothers to him, Marshall Sheldon and wife Norma, Larry Ingram and wife Yvonne, Denny Pemberton and Hugh McGinnis and wife Juanita.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 3 – 5pm at Weatherford Mortuary. A celebration of his life will begin at 5pm
with Pastor Peyton Wills officiating. The family asks that memorials be made to the Oak Ridge Heritage & Preservation Association, 102 Robertsville Road, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. An online guest book can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com.


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Celebration of Life

Sunday

3

Nov

5:00 AM 11/3/2019 5:00:00 AM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

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Sunday

3

Nov

3:00 PM 11/3/2019 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 11/3/2019 5:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States
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