February 11, 1943 - October 28, 2017
James E. “Jim” Sanders, 74 of Mechanicsburg, passed away, Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was born February 11, 1943 in Ashland, Kentucky.
Jim retired after 32 years with Cooper Industries as a mechanic and truck driver and was a member of the IAM Union.
He enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Julieanne Sanders of 47 years; his children, Eileen M. (Steve) Tyner, Charles (Lynne) O’Donnell, David (Laurie) O’Donnell, Daniel Sanders and Jay (Ginny) Sanders; 17 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren & 4 great great grandchildren; his brother, Joe (Teresa) Sanders and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Denvil and Nora I. (Owens) Sanders, his sons, James “Jim” Sanders and Timothy O’Donnell, his brothers, Arthur, Albert and Denvil Sanders.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, November 1, 2017 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Thursday, November 2, 2017 in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.