Mr. William Branch Sanders, Jr., age 84, of Blue Ridge, GA passed away Monday, January 21, 2013 in the Heritage Health Care Center in Blue Ridge, GA.Mr. Sanders was born on October 21, 1928 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late William Branch Sanders, Sr. and Arley Sanders. He was retired from Campbell County Tent Factory where he was business manager. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church.
He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Pam Sanders of Minneapolis, MN, Gregg and Elsa Sanders of Hollywood, CA, Jeff Sanders of Saint Petersburg, FL, and Steve Sanders of Jacksboro, TN; daughters and son-in-law, Patricia and Wyndall Barnes of Mineral Bluff, GA and Debbie Sanders of Saint Petersburg, FL; brother, John Sanders of Lafayette, TN; 7 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
A prayer service will be held Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. from Akins Funeral Home with Dr. Roger Beck officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge is in charge of arrangements.