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Lama Sanders

December 8, 1941 — October 10, 2016

Lama Sanders

Lama Donald "Don" Sanders

1941 - 2016

Lama Donald "Don" Sanders, 74, of Grassland died October 10, 2016 at Hospice of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green.

Don was born December 8, 1941 to the late H.T.  (Henry) and Ruby Geralds Sanders, and was preceded in death by his much loved son Robbie in 2001, as well as brothers Richard (Dickie), H.T. (Tommy) and a sister Geraldine Renfro.

In his life, Don always enjoyed nature and the outdoors. He enjoyed many varieties of sports but especially hunting and fishing. He was knowledgeable about farming practices, trees and plants, wildlife and their habitats, and would often share that knowledge with others. His working years included factory work, construction work and cattle farming. He was a member of Holly Springs Missionary Baptist Church and Edmonson County Cattlemen's Association.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Carolyn Vincent Sanders; children, Kevin (Kim), Pam Roof (Mark), Renae Etheridge (Raymond) and Tim Sanders (Linda); grandchildren, Marlee, Brandy Avery (Scot), Kellie, Katie Newberry (Richard), Steven Hoffman, Brittany, Jessica, Joanna and Robbie Hayes. He is also survived by eleven great grandchildren, a sister Mildred Jenkins, sisters-in-law Sue Sanders and Carole Sanders, brothers-in-law Eddie Vincent (Rose), Noah Vincent (Maretta) and Bob Renfro, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Interment will be in  Holly Springs Cemetery.


1 pm -  8 pm,  Wednesday,  October  12,  2016

9 am - 1pm, Thursday, October 13 , 2016

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel


1pm, Thursday, October 13 , 2016

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

Expressions of sympathy can be made to Hospice of Southern Kentucky and/or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

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