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Roger K. Sanders, 71, Morgantown

Roger K. Sanders, age 71 passed away Thursday morning, July 25, 2013 at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. He was a lifelong resident of Morgantown.

Roger was born Dec. 4, 1941, in Morgantown to the late Maurice and Doris (Hall) Sanders. He was a 1960 graduate of Morgantown High School and worked his entire life as a farmer. He worked farms in Owen, Johnson and Morgan counties, as well as his own family farm, where he raised cattle, hogs and crops. He cherished the time spent working with his mother in their vegetable garden.

Roger was known for his story telling and laughter. He loved visiting with friends and family and had an knack for showing up at their homes right at dinner time for a good, home-cooked meal. He traveled around the county looking at other’s crops and giving his opinion on how they were doing. Roger enjoyed riding horses and mushroom hunting.

Roger was a member of Morgantown Masonic Lodge 358 and the Scottish Rite in Indianapolis, Morgan County Beef & Dairy Association, and Mt. Carmel Christian Church in Trafalgar.

Having no children of his own, Roger enjoyed the closeness of his good friends, Bobby Clay of Oklahoma, Brad Hamilton of Martinsville, and Janet and Kenny Haste of Trafalgar. He is survived by several cousins; and an aunt, Louise Cooper of Greenwood.

The Rev. Cleon Wright will conduct a funeral service at 10:30 am, Wednesday, July 31 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends can call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 30 at the funeral home. A Masonic service will be conducted by the Morgantown Masonic Lodge at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Roger to Mt. Carmel Christian Church “Memorial Fund” 2013 W. 750 S. Trafalgar, IN 46181 or to Indian Creek Future Farmers of America, 803 W. Indian Creek Drive, Trafalgar, IN 46181.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Sanders family at meredith-clark.com.

  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road