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Harris - Nadeau Mortuary
Wednesday July 5th, 2017
12:30pm - 1:45pm

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Harris - Nadeau Mortuary
Wednesday July 5th, 2017
2:00pm

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Jimmy Sanders

Jimmy Sanders Chesnee, SC James Marlin “Jimmy” Sanders Jr., 74, of Sanders Road died Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Spartanburg Medical Center. Born June 22, 1943 in Spartanburg County, he was a son of the late James Marlin Sanders Sr. and Gladys Ezell Sanders. Mr. Sanders was a former employee with Ronnie Burns Ford, built and loved flying ultra-light airplanes, loved to ride motorcycles, especially Harley Davidsons, love to play golf and was always going, never sitting around and loved talking with other people and proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force. Those left to cherish his memory are his brother, Roy Sanders of Chesnee; nephew, Roy Sanders Jr. of Boiling Springs and a niece, Darlene Sanders Jolley of Chesnee. A memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in the Chapel of Harris-Nadeau Mortuary with Rev. Preston Edmonds officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Springhill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:45 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service at the mortuary. Family members are at their respective homes. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.harrisnadeaumortuary.com Harris-Nadeau Mortuary 5880 Chesnee Hwy. Chesnee, SC

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I am very sadden to hear about the loss of a wonderful man and friend. Jim was always a pleasure to talk with and his calls will be missed. HE will definitely be missed.

Travis Barnett Jul 8 2017 9:16 AM

"Col. Sanders" started out as a Real Estate client, and turned out to become genuine friend. With phone calls out of the blue just to "check in on you boy and see how your doing" If you were fortunate enough to know "Col. Sanders", then you were fortunate enough! You will be missed....... Rappy Williams

Rappy Williams Jul 5 2017 5:41 AM

Sending my heart felt sympathy to Jim's family. I had the privilege to meet Jim in 2005, and was very fond of him. Shirley Ridgeway

Shirley Ridgeway Jul 4 2017 8:57 AM

Mary Jane and David wish to express sympathy along with his long time companion Sally Miller. Jim was a great friend and he will be greatly missed.

Mary Jane and David Jul 3 2017 8:52 PM

Wishing Peace and warm memories to Jim's Family and to Sally Miller, Jim's devoted Caregiver during Jim's courageous battle with cancer. The Lord's blessings on each of you. Mary Jean Heap Greenville, SC

Mary Jean Heap Jul 3 2017 9:23 AM

What a wonderful celebration Jim is having in heaven today with Dean Brown, Sam Davis, and Bill Allison, his State Line flying buddies. I just loved "Col Sanders". He was always smiling and enjoying life. How wonderfully blessed to have had him in our earthly life. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Carol Davis Elpers

Carol Davis Elpers Jul 2 2017 8:54 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jimmy Sanders

Libby Pearson Jul 1 2017 8:34 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. Jim was such a fine man and we enjoyed having as a friend. He will be deeply missed. Rebecca Miller Byrnes and Wallace Muse

Rebecca Miller Byrnes Jun 30 2017 8:00 PM

Rest In Peace, Mr. Sanders. I can honestly say helping you with your insurance for 17 years was a pleasure. You became a great friend over the years. Thank You for all of your wonderful conversations we shared, the advice, and too many laughs to count. What a great man you were! You will be missed! My thoughts & prayers are with his family. Laura Kemp

Laura Kemp Jun 30 2017 10:05 AM

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