Vernon D. Sanders was born July 18, 1938 in Doniphan, Missouri to Ray and Selma (Eckstein) Sanders and passed away on March 30, 2021 at the age of 82 years.
He enjoyed old cars, bluegrass music and going to bluegrass festivals.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Selma Sanders and grandson, Jason Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Chapman) Sanders of Arnold, Missouri; two daughters, Robin (Prince) Davis and Jennifer (Dave) Freemyer; three grandchildren, Wolf Smith, Riley and Reed Freemyer; step granddaughter, Asia Davis; granddaughter-in-law, Kirstie Smith; two great grandchildren, Zeralyn and Zayden Smith; two brothers, Howard Sanders and Glen (Pat) Sanders; other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.