Cecil Lee Saunders 72 died Thursday, June 11, 2015 at his home.


Funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Rock Hill Friends Church,  with the Reverend David Roudabush officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends beginning at 2:00 PM prior to the service and at other times at the home.


Cecil loved his family and spending time with them, especially the grandchildren.  He enjoyed gardening, selling his produce, fishing, music and his dog, “Banjo”. Cecil worked at Proctor Silex and as a mechanic.


Cecil was a son of the late Orlendo Thomas and Minnie Latham Saunders .  He was preceded in death by   brother: Johnny Saunders; sisters:Louise Ray and Virginia Saunders.


Cecil is survived by his wife of 51 years, Brenda, of the home; son:  Greg Saunders, of Asheboro; daughter: Angela Rouse and husband Darrell, of Eagle Springs; grandchildren: Heather and Ashley Sullivan; great-grandchildren: Korey and Destini Greene, Corrina and Chloe Cox; sisters: Iris Owens, Canary Kennedy; brothers: Lonnie Saunders, Bobby Saunders, Clyde Saunders, Gary Sanders..


Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Saunders Family


Condolences may be made to pinesfunerals.com


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  1. The family and friends of Mr. Saunders have my deepest sympathy. Please allow the God of all comfort to help you through the grieving process. He promises to bring an end to all pain and suffering. Even death will be no more. – 2 Corinthians 1:3,4, Revela

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