MICHAEL C. "MIKE" SANDERS, 74, of Weatherford, TX
passed away Dec. 15, 2018.
Michael was born May 25, 1944 to the late Wilburn
C. & Dorothy Sanders in Fort Worth, TX. Michael
attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1963/64
and also attended Ursinus College, Collegeville,
PA. He proudly served his country by enlisting in
the U.S. Army from 1961-1964. He served in LaRochelle,
France as SP4 in the medical corp. Michael worked
for Mine Safety & Health Administration as a federal
Michael loved to travel, play golf, studying history
and casino gaming. He will be fondly remembered for
the pride and love for his family. He cared deeply
and was true to his many friends. Michael was always
ready for a celebration; holidays, birthdays or for
no reason at all. He was known to drag out a story...
and repeated the same story often. He was a loving
husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law,
uncle and a good friend to many and will be deeply
Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Wilburn
C. & Dorothy Sanders; sister, Carole Ann Sanders (RHS-
1958); and niece, Fawn Sanders Cave.
Survivors: wife of 38 years, Phyllis; son, Michael T.
Sanders; son, David A. Sanders; son, Adam C. Sanders;
grandson, Derek K. Sanders and wife, Tabbitha; grandson,
Ryan N. Sanders; grandson, Drew A. Sanders; brother,
Phil Sanders (RHS-1970) and wife, Teresa; brother,
Steve Sanders (RHS-1973) and wife, Myrene; sister-in-
law, Nita Burgoon; nephew, Justin Sanders and wife,
Jenny; niece, Whitney Junot and husband, Richard; many
great-nephews, great-nieces, cousins and friends; and
our extended Animal Angels family, Beth, Matt, Mattison,
Duncan and Lilly Kelley.