Services for Leslie Thomas Sanders, age 78, of Fairmont, are 2:00 pm, Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 pm, Monday, February 17th at the funeral home. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Ladusau-Evans.
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Leslie was born September 25, 1941 in Fredrick, Oklahoma to Henry and Hazel (McCollum) Sanders, and passed away Friday, February 14, 2020 at home in Fairmont, surrounded by his loving family.
Leslie married Cathy Simmons April 15, 1977 in Gainesville, Texas. He was employed by Pillsbury Mill for 10 years before taking a position with Key Energy where he worked as a salesman for 28 years before retiring. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Enid.
Leslie is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Hazel Sanders; a son, Christopher T. Sanders; and an aunt, Ruth McCandle. He is survived by his wife Cathy, of the home in Fairmont; six children, Connie Dotson and her husband Wes, of Enid; Terry Feely of Waukomis, OK; Curtis Sanders and wife Tammy, of Greenwood, MO; Felicia Bozworth, of Fairmont, OK; Shayne Stanford and wife Jarree, of Enid; Minka Betchan and husband Jay, of Covington, OK; two sisters, Sharon Unruh and husband Jim, and Donna Braeggemann and husband Geoff, both of Enid; thirteen grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, as well as a host of other family and friends.
Memorials in Leslie’s name may be made to Hospice Circle of Love or St. Jude Children's Hospital with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.
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