John W. Sanders, 84, passed away April 8, 2019. He was born June 11, 1934 in Morris, Oklahoma to Frank & Bonnie Sanders. John served his country by joining the Marines Cor in 1952. In that same year he married the love of his life Ellen Sanders (Fisher). He working as a truck driver for Ashbury and spent most of his life in Yukon Oklahoma.
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John enjoyed the simple things in life. Spending time with his family, enjoying the fine arts, listening to music, and even playing guitar for friends, family. John also enjoyed Nascar, community events, and attending church at Vandament Avenue Baptist.
John & Ellen had 3 beautiful children, William, John, and Debra. John is preceded in death by his beloved wife Ellen and his daughter Debra. John is survived by his sons Bill and John, 5 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.
John will be dearly missed by his loved ones and those who knew him throughout his community.
John will have a memorial visitation Friday, April 12th at Smith & Turner Mortuary, 201 E. Main Street in Yukon.
A Private Family Graveside Burial will take place.