William Larry Sanders
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William Larry Sanders
  • May 6, 1946 - July 15, 2017
  • Mississippi

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Celebration of Life service for William "Rabbit" Larry Sanders, 71 is set for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday with Bro. Philip Caples officiating. Burial will be in the Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.

Larry died July 15, 2017 at his residence. He was born May 6, 1946 in Memphis, TN. To the late William "Bill" Lawson and Nancy Viola Sanders. He was of the Baptist faith, was a 1964 graduate of Selmer High School. He retired as a river boat captain, having worked from 1969 to 2013. He was a Mason and was member of Crossroads Lodge 637. He enjoyed his animals, reading and his family history.

Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jimmy sanders; sisters, Ruth O'Neal Therasse, Newauna Sue O'Neal, Dortha June Wolfe; father-in-law, Arthur Turner; brother-in-law Prentiss Turner.

He is survived by his wife Linda Turner Sanders; sons, Ronald (Casey) Dunn, Bill (Micaela) Sanders, Eddy (Rhonda) Sanders; daughter Newauna Moore; grandchildren, Kadin Dunn, Kahne Dunn, Kaison Dunn, Trey Sanders, Layden Sanders, Lawson Sanders, Mandy Moore, Matt Moore; host of other family and friends.

Family will receive friends Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00

Condolences can be left at www.memorialcorinth.com.

Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home, Corinth, Mississippi.