Alvin Sanders Sr., 85, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. Alvin was born in Louisville, Kentucky on October 31, 1935 to the late Ralph and Lucille Hambaugh Sanders.
Alvin was family oriented and loved spending time with his family. He was an avid UK fan and loved fishing, gardening and feeding the squirrels. Alvin was a busy body who hated sitting still. He could often be found at the flea markets looking for unfound treasures. Alvin retired from Riney’s Bedding after 30+ years. He will be greatly missed by all those close to him.
In addition to his parents, Alvin was preceded in death by his loving wife of 49 years, Peggy L. Davis Sanders; a son, Danny Sanders; siblings, Bertha Jean Massey, Louise Sanders, Raymond Sanders, and Laverne Elzy; and a grandchild, Kathy Whitaker.
Left to cherish his memory, Alvin leaves behind 6 children, Darlene Garrett (Billy), Alvin Sanders Jr., Steve Sanders (Lesley), Jerry Sanders, Ralph Sanders (Sandy) and Terry Sanders; brother, Donnie Sanders; 20 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; and a host of extended family and friends.
A funeral service for Mr. Alvin Sanders Sr. will be held at 1 PM on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Neurath and Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, 1832 W. Market Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 11-1 PM at the funeral home.
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