Randy W. Saunders, 63, died Friday, August 13, 2021 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, NC. 


Randy was born January 27, 1958 to Clyde and Clara Brown Saunders.  He owned and operated a sawmill, and was a retired diesel mechanic. He spent his life devoted to his sweetheart, Jill, their children and grandchildren.  He was a wonderful man that we will miss until we meet again. 


He is preceded in death by his father Clyde and brothers, Tommy and Bruce Saunders.


He is survived by wife of 41 years, Jill; daughter: Rachel (Beau) Bruce of Robbins, son: Ryan (Megan) Saunders, of Goldston.  He leaves behind his beloved grandchildren: Benjamin, Samuel, Emma, and Ellie Bruce and Callie and Ryan Saunders, JR. He is also survived by his mother Clara of Robbins, sisters: Sandra Hall of Highfalls, Becky Medlin of Robbins; brothers: Steve Saunders of Highfalls, Billy Saunders of Robbins; sister in law: Joan Saunders of Highfalls, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.  


Funeral Service will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Unity Grove Baptist Church, with the Reverend Jason Cheek officiating.  Burial will follow at Saunders Family Cemetery.  To protect everyone, masks are encouraged.


The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 PM, Friday August 20, 2021 at Kennedy Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his daughter, Rachel Bruce.  Masks are encouraged at the Funeral Home.


Condolences may be made to www.pinesfunerals.com


Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Saunders family.



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  1. Prayers for Randy’s family and friends!! I didn’t know Randy but I know part of his family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!! Look to the Lord for comfort, help and strength in the days ahead. Read John 14 and Psalm 23 for comfort and strength!!!!!

  2. Daddy, words cannot express how much you will be missed. Keep over watch all of us, especially your grandbabies. Can’t wait to tell them all about you & show them everything you were going to teach them. Love you & miss you. It’s not goodbye but see you later

  3. Pop, I wish we could have had more time with you & you could have taught us a lot. Can’t wait to see you again one day. Will miss you so much

  4. We will sure miss you here but we will see you again in heaven! Tell Uncle Clyde, cousin Tommy and cousin Bruce hey from us! We luvs you bunches!

    • My prayers and condolences goes out to you and your family❤️🕊❤️
      Rachel you’ll always be your Daddy’s Girl….

  5. Goodbye my wonderful friend rest in peace until we meet again. We are so grateful with all you tought us and with all the love you shared. I pray to God to give strength to the family because I know how much love is there. You will always live in our memories ❤. You are going to be missed.

  6. My heartfelt sympathy to his mother Clara, his wife Jill, his children Rachel and Ryan, grandchildren and brothers and sisters. May God comfort all until you meet again.

  7. you were all so blessed to have had such a loving husband and father .Praying that God will hold you up as you cherish your memories of love. Love all of you.

  8. So sorry to hear of Randy’s passing. Will be remembering all of you in our thoughts and prayers. He will be missed. Was a kind and generous man. Was well loved. May you lean on God for strength and comfort. May you cherish the memories.

  9. So sorry for the loss of a man who will so greatly missed by all. Especially his wife and family. Still praying as you continue this journey.

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