Robert Lewis Sanders Jr.

Robert Lewis Sanders, Jr., age 81, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in New Eagle, Pennsylvania on September 17, 1942, to his parents, Robert Louis and Edna Louise Sanders, both of whom preceded him in passing. Robert is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Denton Sanders; daughters, Victoria Sanders High (Jay), and Margaret Ann Garrett (Mark); grandson, David Robert Garrett; brother, Harry Sanders (Shirley); sister, Patricia Sanders.

Robert earned his accounting degree from the University of West Florida and retired from the Bank of America. He was a Lt. in the US Navy and served during the Vietnam Era. Later on, he became a self-employed financial advisor and CPA. Robert was a member of Kingwood Church and worked with the Kiwanis Club. He loved to serve God though teaching in small groups, administration and singing in the choir. Robert was a dedicated husband and father.

Robert will be laid to rest with honors in the Alabama National Cemetery on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at 1:15 p.m. Hospice Chaplain John Mitchell will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, we would be blessed if you would help those who are addicted, homeless, and destitute by sending memorials in memory of Robert Sanders to The Foundry Ministries at 1800 Fourth Ave N P.O. Box 824, Bessemer, AL 35021-0824). Donate online at If writing a check, please designate “Women’s Center” on the memo line. 


  1. Curl and sylvia sims on April 8, 2024 at 1:15 am

    Our condolence to the family The Sims family from Harrisburg, North Carolina.

  2. Anna Smith on April 8, 2024 at 3:40 pm

    To Maggie and her family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. My prayer is that God will comfort each of you during this season of grief.


    Anna Smith

  3. Jamie Mullins on April 9, 2024 at 1:36 pm

    Vicki, Thinking of you in your time of loss. I pray you find peace and comfort in your memories.

  4. Buddy and Paula Byrd on April 9, 2024 at 4:11 pm

    Maggie and family, Buddy and I want to say how very sorry we are about your father’s death. We are thinking about you and want to say we are praying for y’all as you say your goodbyes tomorrow.