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William Ben Sanders

January 6, 1950 - February 9, 2019

Funeral services for William Ben Sanders, 69, of Dubach, will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, February 13 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ruston.  Rev. Paul Watts will officiate.  Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery in Calhoun under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.  Visitation will be Tuesday, F…read more

Funeral services for William Ben Sanders, 69, of Dubach, will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, February 13 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ruston.  Rev. Paul Watts will officiate.  Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery in Calhoun under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.  Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 5-7 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Ben was born on January 6, 1950 in Boswell, OK, and passed away in his home in Dubach, LA on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019.  He was a member and deacon at Emmanuel Baptist Church where he operated the sound system during services for over 20 years.  Ben was owner and operator of B&S Collision repair in Ruston since 2002.

Ben was preceeded in death by his father, Ben Turner Sanders of Lisbon; mother, Dorothy Allen Sanders of Ruston; and sister, Shirley Sanders McElwee of Cotton Valley.

Left to cherish Ben’s memory are his wife of 48 years, Sherry Nadine Grafton Sanders; son: Ross Prescott Sanders and wife Emily of Des Moines, IA; daughter: Wendy  Sanders Guillotte and husband Donald of Choudrant; brother-in-law: Randy McElwee of Cotton Valley; grandson Tyler Breslin of Choudrant; granddaughters: Brooklyn  Breslin, Reagan Breslin, Maddie Breslin, Elissa Guillotte, Kelsee Guillotte, and Harley Guillotte (all of Choudrant); and nieces: Mary Ann McElwee of Cotton Valley and Lisa McElwee of Bossier City.

Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church Missionary Fund or to O. O. Osborne Missions at 1200 Farmerville Hwy., Ruston, LA 71270.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com

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Visitation Information


Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - Ruston

Address:

209 North Bonner
Ruston, LA 71270

Service Information


Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

Emmanuel Baptist Church

1200 Farmerville Hwy.

Ruston, LA 71270


Cemetery Information


Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Roselawn Memorial Gardens

Address:

Calhoun, LA

Memorial Information

Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church Missionary Fund or to O. O. Osborne Missions at 1200 Farmerville Hwy., Ruston, LA 71270


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