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Charles Houston Saunders Sr.

December 24, 1923 ~ July 25, 2018 (age 94)

Charles Houston Saunders Jr. went home , July 25,2018, to be with his Lord and Savior who sustained him through life.  He was born Dec. 24, 1923 in Reidsville, NC to Grace Keller and Charles Houston Saunders Sr.

"Chuck" was preceded in death by his wife and mother of his children Mabel Rodgers (1920-1989) from Reidsville, NC and also his second wife Eldora McKay.  He is survived by daughter Jean Crowder and husband Randy, grandsons Bryan and Aaron Crowder, son Brent Saunders and wife Laurie and son Ted Saunders and wife Janet.  He lived in Reidsville NC, Hampton VA, Falls Church VA and Melbourne FL. and was preceded in death by his parents, and sisters: Lucille S. Rudd, Ginger Bloomer Smith, and Katherine S. Farmer. 

Chuck was a proud graduate of NCSU and served in the Army as a Sergeant in the USMC. He was deployed as part of the occupation force in Nagasaki Japan after the atomic bombing.  He loved his friends and the people he met daily with overflowing love. He was an engineer, artist, musician, fisherman and left us all with hearts full of love and lives that rise above our earthly existence.

Graveside Service will be at Sharon Baptist Church, 354 Ironworks Rd. Reidsville NC on Monday October 8 at 11:00.  No flowers please, contributions to Sharon Bapt. Church.

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