Monday, January 14th, 2013
Arlington E. "Doc" Sanders, 77, of Ansonia, passed away Jan. 12, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton.
He was born May 5, 1935, in Mendon, to Alfred Sanders and Mabel (Joseph) Sanders-Bonifield. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Dorothy G. (Lyons) Sanders, whom he married May 12, 1962.
Also surviving are his children, Todd (Bobbie McGlinch) Sanders of Celina, Randall (Pam) Sanders of Fort Recovery, and Charlene (Robert) Hartzell of Greenville; grandchildren, Audrey, Kristina, Kevin, Kathleen, Kolin, Bryan, and Hailey; great-grandchildren, Aiden, Rozlynn, Gavin, Isabelle, Leanna, Grayson, Brett, Kayden, Walker, and one to be born soon; sisters, Marcella Bonifield of Salamonia, Ind., and Ruby Singer of New Weston; a brother, Roger Sanders of Ansonia; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Deceased are his stepfather, Wayne Bonifield; brothers, Clayton, Keith and Melvin Sanders; sisters, Esther Stukenborg, Margaret Oldiges, and Rebecca McEldowney; and a half-brother, Wayne Bonifield.
He was retired from I.D.S. Farm Equipment (New Idea) in Coldwater, having worked from 1951 to 1995. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, the Rev. Eric Knight officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.
Calling is 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com.