BRADENTON, FL: Douglas E. Saunders, age 54, resident of Bradenton, Florida and former Ontario, Ohio (Richland County) resident died Sunday, June 30, 2013 in Bradenton, Florida following a lingering illness.
Born November 16, 1958 in Willard, Ohio (Huron County)to Charles and Harriett Saunders.
He was a 1977 graduate of Ontario High School.
He sold Insurance and was in the swimming pool business for many years.
Survivors include his son, Travis (Kristina) Saunders; grandson, Jordan; and daughter Amber Saunders all of Columbus; his parents, Charles and Harriett Saunders of Bradenton, Florida; his sister, Tonya (Bob) Cosgrove of New Carlisle, Ohio; two nephews, Sean (Nicole) Cosgrove and P.J. Cosgrove; one niece, Andrea Cosgrove; aunts, uncles and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, July 6, 2013 at the Mansfield Faith Assembly, 2727 Lexington Ave., Mansfield, Ohio 44904 with interment in Maple Grove Cemetery, New Haven.
Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 11:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial expressions made to the Saunder's family to help with funeral expenses.
Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby, Ohio is assisting the family with arrangements. On line condolences may be made at www.barkdullfuneralhome.com
Published in the News Journal on July 4, 2013