Ellsworth "Gene" Eugene Sanders

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Ellsworth Eugene “Gene” Sanders, 79, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018. He was born on November 24, 1938 in Boone County to the late Marion Eugene Sanders and Mildred Irene (McClaine) Sanders Thomas.

Gene was a lifelong resident of Boone County and attended Lebanon High School.

Gene was first married to Marlyn Joan (Gowin) Sanders; she passed away on March 27, 1985. On April 12, 1986, he was married to Elizabeth “Ann” Sanders; she recently passed away on July 15, 2018.

He worked ten years at Goodwill Industries in Indianapolis, thirty four years for the US Postal Service in Downtown, Indianapolis and the Airport Branch, retiring in 1996. After retirement, Eugene worked part time at Kroger in Lebanon and Ulen County Club.

Eugene attended Lebanon Rock Church. He was an avid Pacers fan, enjoyed working in his yard, antique cars, whittling, baking, bowling, and family was very important to him.

Three Stepchildren:
Darla (Rob) Thompson of Jamestown, Indiana
David (Hope) Buckels of Lebanon, Indiana
Dennis (Mechele) Buckels of Dallas Texas

Ten Grandchildren and Nine Great Grandchildren

In addition to his parents and wives, Gene was preceded in death by one sister, Irene Seeright of Frankfort and his stepfather, Robert “Bob” Thomas.

Funeral Services will be held at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana, on Thursday, September 13 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Matt Skiles officiating.

Visitation is planned from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12 at the funeral home in Lebanon. Interment will follow services at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana.

Memorials in memory of Eugene may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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