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March 14, 1947 – October 15, 2021
Burial Date October 23, 2021
Funeral Home R. A. Prince Funeral Services
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Eugene Wade Sanders Jr., the first born into the family of Eugene Wade Sanders Sr. and Romaine Hazel Sanders; completed his earthly assignment of October 15, 2021 and now rests from his labor.
Eugene was born March 14, 1947 in Youngstown, Ohio. He gave his life to Christ when he was a teenager. Educated in the Cleveland Public School system, he graduated from John Adams high school in Cleveland, Ohio. After graduating he enlisted in the United States Marine Corp. He served in the Vietnam War where he was medically discharged.
In the late 1960’s he met and married Rosemary Scott and to that union two children were born, Stephanie Ladawn Sanders and Eugene Wade Sanders III.
After his military service Eugene worked at General Motors for a while. He later accepted an internship which landed him a career in carpentry. He contributed to the construction of many projects throughout the greater Cleveland area.
He enjoyed this field until the end of 2010. Once retired he would help his family complete various projects in their homes. He and his brother Bobby, who was also retired, enjoyed spending time at the racetrack locally and out of town. Eugene enjoyed all types of beverages and was always the life of the party. He shared many laughs and inside jokes with his family.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, Eugene and Romaine Sanders, his wife Rosemary Sanders, and brothers, Robert (Bobby) Sanders and Sydney Sanders.
He is left to cherish his memories; sister Diane Bonner, Sister-in law Tommie Sanders, Daughter Stephanie Sanders (Moe), Son Eugene W Sanders III (Rochelle). Grandchildren Freddy Breeding, Jaylon and Stephen Sanders, and an added granddaughter O’hara Lardell. Great-grands Phoenix, Alyse and Zyaire Breeding. Nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends.