Ivan Sanders

Ivan Donald Sanders, 72, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at Cox South Hospital.

He was born Feb. 21, 1938, in Summersville, son of Harvey and Cleo Pittman Sanders. He and Peggy Clark were married July 9, 1958.

He ran heavy equipment and worked as a line supervisor for Arkansas Electric. He loved working on motors and cars, being outdoors and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Ruth Clark; and a brother, James D. Pittman.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Peggy of the home in Bucyrus; two daughters, Darlene Wyble of Columbia and Donna Thomas of Bucyrus; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a brother, Marion Sanders of McDonald, Ga.; and a sister, Cora Lee Skyles of Elk Creek.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation was under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to www.evansfh.com.

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