Daily Oklahoman, The
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
October 11, 1999
Jay Carl Sanders, born Feb. 27, 1930, in Oklahoma City, to
Jessie and Leo Sanders,
died peacefully at home Oct. 9, 1999 following a long and
courageous battle with cancer.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister,
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Ann of the home; his sons,
Jay of Brentwood, CA and Chris and his wife, Kim, and
granddaughter Kennedy, of Edmond; aunts, Judy Fronterhouse and
Lena Holloway and many other relatives and friends. Jay was a
graduate of Classen High School and the University of Oklahoma,
where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Business and was a member
of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. After serving in the U.S. Air
Force, he returned to OU and obtained a Masters Degree in
Geology. For the past forty years, Jay pursued a career as a
Home Builder and Developer. He was an active member of the
Oklahoma Builders Assoc. and retired from the Air Force Reserve
as a Lt. Colonel. Jay was a loving husband, a devoted father and
grandfather, and will be remembered for his quiet strength and
dignity, his intelligence and his love of life and learning. Jay
will be missed by his family and by all who knew him. Memorials
may be made to St. Eugene's School or Mercy Hospice.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 am at St.
Eugene's Catholic Church with interment following at
Cemetery. Smith & Kernke Funeral Home.
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Compiled, transcribed and submitted by Marti Graham, Oklahoma County, OKGenWeb Coordinator,
February 2009. Information
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