Eldon E. Sanders departed this life on November 12, 2020.
He was born July 1, 1935, and married Florene Sanders on February 24, 1957.
Eldon retired from the State of Texas Highway Department after 35 years of service.
He is survived by his wife, Florene Sanders; son, Lonnie Sanders and wife, Cynthia, of Lubbock; daughter, Ann Mayo of Branson, Missouri; nine grandchildren; 21 great- grandchildren; one great-great- grandchild; brother, James Sanders and wife, Pat, of Tulia; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Eldon was preceded in death by his parents, William Boyett and Amber Sanders; brothers: W.C. “Clinton” Sanders and wife, Willie, of Tulia, Allen Troy “Bo” Sanders and wife, Edith, of Martha, Oklahoma, John “J.L.” Sanders and wife, Loretta, of Marlow, Oklahoma, Eddie Sanders and wife, Norma, of Levelland; sisters: Muriel Fincher and husband, Burnice, of Tulia, Billie Barfield and husband, William, of Amarillo, Jessie Orr and husband, Shorty, of Tulia, Pauline Hoiler and husband, Pete, of Dimmit and Jean Hedrick and husband, Don, of Amarillo.
There are currently no services scheduled due to safety concerns related to Covid.
The Sanders family would like to express gratitude to all of the hospice nurses and his caregivers who took amazing care of him, and all of their friends and family for your support and care in this time of need.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Krestridge Funeral Home, 806-897-1111.