Alfred Ellis Sanders

Alfred Ellis Sanders, Jr., aged 74 years, of Midway, TX, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012
at the Veteran’s Hospital in Temple, TX of natural causes.

He was born in Houston, TX on December 16, 1937 to Alfred Ellis Sanders, Sr. and Anne Sanders (Fisher).

Proud USMC Veteran, Engineer, Educator, Pilot, Motorcyclist, Builder, Ranch hand, Salesman, Entrepreneur,
Autodidact, Patriot and above all, Texan. He traveled the entire world, accomplished much, both great and
small, and touched the lives of hundreds of people. He was the toughest, most generous and most
irrepressible man we’ve ever known. Fred Sanders was a force of nature, and the world was changed by
his hand. May he rest in Peace.

He is survived by his son, David Sanders and grandsons Ian Sanders and Trevor Sanders.

He will live on in our hearts forever.


  1. To express our deep sympathy to you on your loss. We thank Alfred for serving our country in the U.S. Maring Corps. Because of your service & other young men & women we have our freedom in this great country. May God’s Speed Be With This Marine & His Family. David if you are the one that served in the U.S. Army during the Persian Gulf War & a member of Post 159 we thank you.


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