Charles Samuel Sanders, 75, of Kow Camp Road at Pembroke departed this life Thursday morning November 15, 2007 in the loving care of his family at home. Born in Giles County on July 6, 1932 he was a son of the late Walter Dexter and Zena Collins Sanders. Sam was a diesel mechanic at National Gypsum Co. at Goldbond and his first work love was the land and farming. He was preceded in death by his parents a sister Hazel S. Hilton, and brothers David, Silas, Woody, and Buddy Sanders.
He leaves to cherish his memory his three daughters and sons-in-law Beverly and Roger Hilton of Pembroke, Debbie and Tim Jennelle of Pearisburg, Doris and Jim Carrigan of Bedford; a brother Daniel Sanders of Pembroke; his sisters Naomi Merrix of Ripplemead, Birdie Cumbee of Pembroke, and Leona Combs of Pembroke; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday Novmeber 17, 2007 at 1:00 PM in The Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in the Fillinger Cemetery at Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 to 8 PM. The family would like to express their gratitude to all his caregivers , Silver Conner and all the doctors, nurses, and staff at Giles Memorial Hospital for their skilled and gracious care to Sam during his long illness. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.