Robert Ray Sanders, 64, died August 30, 2020 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. He was born November 7, 1955 to Robert and Thelma (Dollens) Sanders in Mexico, Missouri. He attended high school in Centralia, Missouri and served in the United States Navy. On August 12, 1988 he married Eugenia (Gina) Renard in Oskaloosa. He worked as an iron worker for Young Loves in Missouri, at Cargill, and then at Hughes Corp.. Robert and Gina moved to Hayesville in 2004. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and training bird dogs all over the United States.
He was preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his wife Gina Sanders of Hayesville, daughter Bobbie Marie Love of Evansville, IN, son Mark (Jodi) Ward, 4 grandchildren Izaak, Arabella, Xander, and Zane, mother Thelma Sanders of Booneville, MO, 3 sisters Sadie Kessler of Columbia, MO, Anna Lee Sanders of Booneville, MO, and Kathy beamer of Cenrtraila, MO.
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