April 12, 1937 ~ July 16, 2022
Raford Saunders, age 85, of Robbins passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022 at Peak Resources – Pinelake in Carthage.
A native of Moore County, he was a son of the late George Saunders and Corenia Jackson Saunders. Raford worked for many years at Standard Mineral Company and retired as foreman. He enjoyed working outdoors in his yard and with his tractor. He also loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Mae Saunders; son Larry Wayne Saunders; nine brothers and one sister.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years Linda Saunders; son Richard Saunders (Glenda); daughter Patricia Epps (Roger); daughter in law Karen Watson (Benny); step-daughter Tammy Yow (Tara); grandchildren Regina Garner (Daniel), Kim Atkins (Rashun), Jr. Epps (Monica), Christina Sherman (Jason), Larry Saunders (Michaela), Maggie Behrmann; great grandchildren Darrin Garner, Lakota Epps, Cassie Garner, Kayla Epps, William Behrmann, Cameron Sherman; step great grandson Justin Atkins.
Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 19th at Pine Rest Cemetery in Robbins conducted by Dr. Kenneth McNeill. The family will receive friends Monday from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Kennedy Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Liberty Hospice, 300 W. Pennsylvania Avenue Southern Pines, NC 28387.
Online condolences may be made at PinesFunerals.com
Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Saunders family.
Visitation: July 18, 2022 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kennedy Funeral Home
241 N Middleton Street
Robbinsq, NC 27325