Charles Franklin Sanders, Jr. 90, of Dunlap passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013 in an area hospital. He was a member of IBEW Local 175 for 67 years and was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in WWI. He enjoyed beekeeping for many years.
His parents, Charles F. Sanders Sr. and Ina Sanders; six sisters and three brothers, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Effie Gene Sanders; sons, Charles E. Sanders and Robert F. (Pam) Sanders; daughters, Mary Sanders and Linda Sanders; sisters, Winnie Mae Sanders and Sarah (Lamar) Manning; special friends he thought of as family, Henry Westmoreland, Jason Westmoreland and Mark King; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 25 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Billy Westmoreland officiating. Burial was in Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.
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Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Soddy Daisy was in charge of arrangements.