|John Sanders Jr.|
|Date Of Birth:||March 1, 1939|
|Date Of Death:||March 2, 2010|
|Service Date:||7:00 pm Tuesday, March 9, 2010|
John Barnes Sanders Jr., of Bloomington, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at his residence. He was 71 years old.
Born March 1, 1939 in Richlands, Virginia he was the son of John B. and Minnie T. (Lambert) Sanders Sr. John earned his bachelor's in pre-dentistry from Hampton Sydney College. He then earned his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnical Institute. He went on to receive his masters in engineering. He was retired from United Technologies where he was Senior Vice President of North American Operations.
John had many hobbies and interests, he was an avid nature photographer, enjoyed amateur radio, sailing, a real outdoorsman enjoying camping, woodworking and was a Harley-Davidson Enthusiast. He was a member of the Bloomington Photography Club, the Hoosier Hills Harley Owners Group and the Tango Amateur Radio Society.
He is survived by his children, John B. Sanders III and his wife Chris Costello of Bar Harbor, ME, Susan Dillon and her husband Norman of Denver, CO, Matt Sanders and his wife Vicki of Mooresville, IN and Mark Sanders and his wife Sandie Maxa of New York, NY; a sister, Betty Byrd of Kingsport, TN and three grandchildren, Griffin Sanders and Sabine Sanders of Bar Harbor, ME and Hunter Sanders of Mooresville, IN.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
John’s family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 9, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. with a service of remembrance at 7:00 pm at Allen Funeral Home, 4155 S. Old State Rd. 37 Bloomington, IN 47401.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in John’s memory may be made to the Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 S. Meridian Street Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204.