Mack Thomas Saunders Sr.

Published 5:49 pm Tuesday, August 25, 2020

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Mack Thomas Saunders Sr., 90, passed away on Aug. 13, 2020. A native of Suffolk, Mack was the son of the late Willie Lee Saunders and Rosa Nell Saunders.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Mae Saunders; daughter, Sara Ann Johnson and husband, Bill; son, Phillip Lee Saunders Sr. and wife, Judy; five grandchildren, William Thomas Johnson (Katie), Edward Nathaniel Johnson, Phillip Lee Saunders Jr., Elizabeth Marie Saunders Muller (Carl), Katherine Mae Saunders White (Eric); great-grandchildren, Eleanor Elizabeth Johnson and Andrew Heyward Johnson; his brother, Gordon L. Saunders Sr. and wife, Brenda. He was predeceased by his son, Mack Thomas Saunders Jr.

He graduated from Augusta Military Academy and attended Virginia Tech. He was a member of West End Baptist Church for 55 years and a deacon emeritus.

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Donations may be made to the West End Baptist Church Memorial Trust Fund.

He was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

Services will be private.

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