Otis E. Saunders
April 16, 1922 ‒ January 16, 2011
Otis E. Saunders, age 88, of Sunbury passed away Sunday, January 16, 2011 at Country View of Sunbury.
He was born on April 16, 1922 in Columbus to the late Otis W. and Florence (Carpenter) Saunders. A US Army veteran of WW II, he worked for many years at the former Nestlé’s plant in Sunbury. He was a member of American Legion Post #457. As one who enjoyed golfing, farming and the outdoors, he will be remembered for his friendly nature and hardworking ways.
Otis is survived by daughter: Cheryl Salyers of Ft. Pierce, FL, son: Jack E. Saunders of Westerville, Granddaughter: Christy R. Salyers of Centerburg, Great-granddaughter: Laura Jean, and sister: Beth Edwards of Galena, nieces, nephews, and friends.
He was preceded in death by grandson: Scott Bergandine and his sister Betty Geddis.
Friends may call from 1:00 -2:00 p.m. Thursday prior to the 2:00 p.m. funeral at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR’s 3 at 61, Sunbury, with Rev. Stephen Hielkema officiating. Burial will follow in Sunbury Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions can be made to a hospice organization of the donors choice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com