Published: 3:02 pm, Mon. Dec. 14th, 2015Updated: 3:00 pm
Lee A. Sanderson passed away Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, in Lubbock, Texas.
Family and friends will gather for fellowship and remembrance from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers in Lubbock and will gather to celebrate his life of 86 years at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at Calvary Baptist Church in Lubbock, with interment to follow at the City of Levelland Cemetery in Levelland, Texas.
Lee was born May 8, 1929, in Brownwood, Texas, to Leron and Anna Mae (Saringer) Sanderson. He graduated from Bangs High School and attended Daniel Baker College in Brownwood.
He served in the U.S. Army with the Second Armored Division in Germany from 1950-52. He was discharged from the Army on Dec. 3 and married Dorris Keller on the 28th of that same month in Levelland. The couple lived in Lubbock before moving to New Mexico in 1953.
Lee owned and operated Hagerman Lumber and Supply in Hagerman. After moving back to Lubbock in 1994, he joined Calvary Baptist Church and was active with the Coffee Pot Crew and the Thursday night men’s group. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking in his spare time.
He was a loving and caring husband and father, grandfather, and Popa. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors include his wife, Dorris Sanderson; two daughters, Carma Wilson and husband Bill, and Belva Flores and husband Ruben, both of Lubbock; son Mark Sanderson and wife Jacquelyn of Artesia; five grandchildren, Christopher Worsham and wife Cyndi, Benjamin Teel and wife Tasha, Braden Sanderson, Roland Flores and wife Taylor, and Courtney Lanning and husband Travis; six great-grandchildren, Jason Paul Teel II, Benjamin Teel, ZoeClaire Teel, Jackson Lanning, Harper Lanning and Clarabelle Worsham; brother Dan Sanderson and wife Barbara; nephew Brent Sanderson; and niece Theresa Stout and husband Matt.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Jim Sanderson; and a grandson, Jason Paul Teel.
Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675; or Calvary Baptist Church, Coffee Pot Crew, 5301 82nd St., Lubbock, TX, 79424.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. A tribute to Lee’s life may be viewed and condolences expressed online at www.memorialdesigners.net.