Troy Dale Sanders

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Feb. 9, 1976 – Oct. 21, 2017


NATCHEZ — Graveside services for Troy Dale Sanders, 41, of Ferriday, who died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at his residence, were 11 a.m. Monday, October 23, 2017, at the Natchez City Cemetery.

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Burial followed under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Mr. Sanders was born Feb. 9, 1976. in Baton Rouge, the son of Michael Lane Sanders Sr. and Irma J. Norris Sanders.

He was a member of Abundant Life Church in Natchez. His main activity was his children. He was disabled from Natchez Ford Lincoln Mercury, Arthur’s Tire, Forrest Foster and Natchez Cooper Tire. He was a great mechanic and loved it. He loved his family, liked to fish, NASCAR, the “Dukes of Hazard,” and “The Young and the Restless.” He was a simple man.

He was preceded in death by his beloved stepfather, Billy “Hugh” Buckles.

Survivors include three children, Blake Arin Sanders and his wife, Tabitha, Caleb Turnage Sanders, and Brock Allen Sterling; mother, Irma J. Buckles; two brothers, Jamie Sanders and his wife, Amy, and Michael L. Sanders Jr. and wife, Nancy; seven nieces, Dasia L. Sanders, Danerika L. Williams Sanders, Crystalynn Holoman, Dashia R. White, Valorie L. Newman, Kelli L. Newman and Jonna M. Newman; one grandchild, Asher Hayes Stewart; and the mother of his children, Chrissy Wood Sanders Stewart.

Pallbearers were Timothy Day, Glen Ashley, Taylor Mitchell, Eric Turnage, Al Watson, Robert Day and Joey Reid.

Honorary pallbearers were Paris White, Danny Ray Knapp, Clint Augustine and Jeremiah Ewing.

Memorial donations may be made to Laird Funeral Home, 408 N. Union St., Natchez, MS 39120.

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