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EARNEST GENE SANDERS, SR.

(October 25, 1939 - February 9, 2017)

 

 

Earnest Gene Sanders, Sr., 77, was born October 25, 1939 in Haiti, Mississippi. Earnest was the second child of eleven born to Beatrice Shepherd. His family moved to Greenville, Mississippi where he was educated, and grew to be a very independent young man.

At age seventeen, Earnest met and married Addie    Freeman, and together they were blessed with seven children. The marriage was later dissolved. He was a hardworking family man. He later was blessed with his youngest child, Ernest Taylor.

Earnest always kept a job at the foundries and didn’t mind processing aluminum and cast iron. In 1965, he relocated to Kansas City, Missouri where he made his home for over fifty-seven years. He loved to fish and collect, “junk.” However, one man’s junk is another man’s treasure, and like Fred Sanford, Earnest was, “wealthy.”  His greatest treasure was with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom he adored. One thing he was good at was, talking trash – everyone smiled and nodded, that was grandpa.

He departed this life on Thursday, February 9, 2017    at Swope Geriatrics Center. His mother, Beatrice   Shepherd, four brothers, William Sanders, Willie    Shepherd, Eddie Shepherd and Isaiah Shepherd, one sister Idella Shepheard and one son, Anthony Sanders, five grandsons Timothy Sanders, Charles Simpson,   Larry Holly, Darrell Sanders and DeAndre Woods and one granddaughter, Samelia Simpson all preceded him in death.

He leaves to cherish his memory Lilly Woods, Addie Sanders, Dora Sanders, Earnest Sanders, Jr., Charles Sanders (Pamela), Larry Sanders (LaDonna), and Ernest Taylor (Kia); three brothers; two sisters: twenty eight grandchildren; sixty three great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Monday, February, 20, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at Golden Gate Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC. Visitation 10:00 a,m. - 12:00 p.m. Private Disposition. Arrangements by Golden Gate Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC.

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