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Clyde Thomas Saunders

July 10, 1932 ~ January 12, 2019 (age 86)


Clyde Thomas Saunders, 86, of Robbins, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. The funeral will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Robbins Bible Methodist Church with Rev. Gary Melchin presiding. Burial will immediately follow at the Saunders Family Cemetery, 233 Milestone Lane, Robbins. Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Joyce-Brady Chapel.

Clyde was born on July 10, 1932 to Orlando Thomas Saunders and Minnie Ethel Latham. He owned and operated Saunders Sawmill. He enjoyed farming and coon hunting. He loved raising his family and his horses.

In addition to his parents, Clyde was preceded in death by sons: James Thomas Saunders and Timothy Bruce Saunders, daughter-in-law, Deborah Blaylock Saunders, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

He is survived by wife of 63 years, Clara Jean Saunders, of the home, sons: Randy Saunders (Jill), Steven Saunders, all of High Falls, Billy Saunders, of Robbins, daughters: Sandra Hall, of High Falls, and Becky Medlin (Monty), of Robbins, daughter-in-law, Joan Saunders of High Falls, sisters: Canarie Kennedy, Iris Owens, both of Robbins, brothers: Bobby Saunders (Joann) of Randleman, Lonnie Saunders (Shirley) of Asheboro, Gary Saunders (Melinda) of Seagrove, 15 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 4 step-great-grandchildren and 2 step-great-great grandchildren.


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January 15, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Joyce-Brady Chapel
3833 Chatham Street
Bennett, NC 27208

Funeral Service
January 16, 2019

2:00 PM
Robbins Bible Methodist Church
14047 NC Hwy. 24/27
Eagle Springs, NC 27242

Interment following funeral service
January 16, 2019

Saunders Family Cemetery
233 Milestone Lane
Robbins, NC 27325

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