James C. Sanders age 81, of Shoals, passed away at 12:40am Sunday July 9, 2017 at the Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford. He was born on June 23, 1936 in Martin County to James and Mary (Johnson) Sanders. He married Doris J Gammon on June 26, 1959 and she survives.
He retired from the National Gypsum in Shoals and was a member of the Loogootee Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, a son, James Kevin Sanders of Jasper; two daughters, Cheryl Lynn (Victor) Neideffer of Dover Hill and Julie Ann LaMarca (Tony) of Juda; two brothers William Sanders of Shoals, Kenneth Sanders of Shoals, and a sister, Brenda Dickens of Shoals. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Victor W. Neideffer III, Solomon J. Neideffer, Justin S LaMarca and Morgan Dalton Sanders, six great-grandchildren, Neal, Shiann, Briana, Lucas, Sophia and Pasiley.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Karla R. Sanders, a brother Jerry Sanders and a grandson, Samuel J Neideffer.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Wednesday July 12, 2017 at the Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Shoals, with Brother Doyle Tolbert officiating. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8pm on Tuesday and until time of services on Wednesday.