Harold Milton Sanders went home to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on May 25, 2020.
He was preceded by his parents, Evan and Idell Sanders and his siblings Marvin, Geneva, and Frances.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Yvonne and his children, Dawn (Dan) and Dana (Jennifer) and Donna Roberts, nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Mr. Sanders’ life is characterized by service and kindness to all who knew him. He retired from the forestry service in 2000 and served two terms as Mayor of Bell. For many years he sang gospel music with his father and brother, led choir services at church, and instilled a love of music honoring Jesus Christ to his family. He served in the U.S. Army for six years as an MP in Occupied Japan. His term of service was extended due to the outbreak of the Korean War. He loved singing, fishing, making crafts and gardening with his beloved Yvonne. He is deeply loved and will be greatly missed.