Bobby G. Sanders

Published 3:30 pm Saturday, December 7, 2019

Bobby G. Sanders died Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at Merit Health River Region Medical Center. He was 69.

Mr. Sanders was born in Vicksburg to the late Clarence A. and Orna Irby Sanders.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving in Vietnam.

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He retired from ERDC in 2012 as chief supervisory guard. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and was a lifetime member of the VFW and the American Legion.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Alice Sanders and nine brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his son, Robert Sanders of Houston, Texas; his daughter, Janice Miller (Richard) of Vicksburg; four grandchildren, Chase Miller (Jessica), Colby Miller (Kayla), Robert Sanders and Kylie Sanders; three great-grandchildren, Caleb Worthy, Lana Hubbard and Gauge Miller; and two sisters, Martha Staggs of Pascagoula and Ona Patrick of Wiggins.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, at Riles Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the hour of service.

Internment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery in Mathiston. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.