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Simon Bartholome Sanders

Obituary for Simon Bartholome Sanders

November 10, 1937 - February 4, 2020
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 82


Simon Bartholome Sanders, 82, of Owensboro, passed away February 4, 2020. He was born November 10, 1937 in Evansville, IN to the late Hyland G. and Alice Sanders. Simon was a loving and active man who found comfort in his faith in God. He loved his family and traveling with his best friend and love, Patricia, who preceded him in death. Simon also spent much of his time loving and caring for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He had hobbies such as handball, bicycling, reading and listening to classical music. Simon served in the United States Navy as a Corpsman and then went on to work for W.R. Grace where he retired after 34 years as a plant manager. He also served on the Chamber of Commerce and was an advisor for Junior Achievement in Owensboro. Simon was also preceded in death by his great-grandchild, Shiloh Charles; son, Francis Joseph Sanders; sisters, Suzanne Edwards, Diane Ware, Alleda Dukate and half-brother, Gerald Sanders.

He is survived by his children, Scott Sanders, Dawn (Max) Swift and Maggie (David) Sedlak; twelve grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Alice Reynolds and Molly Sanders and a host of nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be 9:00 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Catholic Church with Fr. John Vaughan officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. with prayers beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

The family of Simon Sanders would like to send a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Hermitage Care and Rehab for their extraordinary care that they provided Simon and his family.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Daniel Pitino Shelter or the Boulware Center.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Daniel Pitino Shelter
    501 Walnut St.
    Owensboro, KY 42301

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Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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