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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Loxie U. "Bones" Sanders Jr.

  • Loxie U. “Bones” Sanders Jr., 72 of 426 East End Street, Carrier Mills, died 1:19 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Harrisburg Medical Center.
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  • Loxie U. “Bones” Sanders Jr., 72 of 426 East End Street, Carrier Mills, died 1:19 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Harrisburg Medical Center.
    Funeral services will be held noon Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Felty Funeral Home. Visitation will be held 10 a.m. Monday until service time. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery and the Rev. Ownly Williams will officiate.
    He was born on Aug. 20, 1941, in Hopkins Park to the late Loxie and Clara (Tetter) Sanders Sr.
    He married the former Euralene Taborn on Jan. 10, 1959, and she survives.
    He was a retired factory worker where he was employed by General Foods.
    He was a member of the Harvest Deliverance Center in Harrisburg.
    He is survived by his wife: Euralene Sanders of Carrier Mills; three sons: Loxie Sanders III of Carrier Mills, Kevin Sanders of Kankakee and Thomas Sanders of Carrier Mills; three daughters: Angela Hopkins of Peoria, Louvania “Dee Dee” Gibbs of Harrisburg and Shelby Weems of Atlanta, Ga.; six sisters: Mary Magdalene Douglas of Riverside, Calif., Regina Mason of Ann Arbor, Mich., Marcia Smith of Chicago, Susan Jackson of Park Forest, TaMorie Harris of Aurora and Carla Sanders of Galesburg; 47 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
    He was preceded in death by two sons: Erick Shawn Sanders and William Edwin Sanders; two brothers: John Sanders and Leroy Sanders Sr.; and a sister: Eula Polk.

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