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Lloyd Wayne Saunders, Sr. August 18, 1939 - May 6, 2023

Born: Friday Aug 18, 1939

Died: Saturday May 6, 2023

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Lloyd Wayne Saunders, Sr., age 83 of Reidsville, NC passed away Saturday, May 6th, 2023 at his home.

A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, 2 pm, at Spray Baptist Church in Eden, NC, with burial to follow at Overlook Cemetery, also in Eden. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 5 pm until 7 pm at Fair Funeral Home.

Lloyd was born August 18th, 1939 to the late Jesse William “Bud” Saunders and Zora Dill Saunders in Rockingham County, NC. Lloyd worked for Fieldcrest Mills as a Machinist and also as a custodian for Spray Baptist Church for nearly 40 years where he was a life-time member.

Surviving Mr. Saunders are his children, Michelle Saunders of the home, Lloyd Wayne Saunders, Jr. and wife Shirley of Nampa, ID, Tammy Vernon of Greensboro, NC; one brother, Charles “Mickey” Saunders and wife Susan of Eden, NC; grandchildren, Deven Jackson and wife Jennifer, McKenzie Barrett and husband Fisher, Chelsea Vernon, Nikki Fuller and husband Murphy, Jake Jackson and wife Brianne, Clint Jackson; great-grandchildren, Logan Jackson, Owen Shelton, Branden Jackson and Katy Jackson; as well as his special companion Dog Maggie. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death, along with his parents, are his wife, Mary Anne Cox Saunders, and two brothers, Duncan and Bill Saunders.

Donations in Lloyd’s name can be made to Spray Baptist Church: 745 Church St. Eden NC 27288, or to Hospice of Rockingham County: PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.

May the love of family and freinds carry you through this time.


My deepest condolences for your loss. If there is anything i can do for you or your family please let me know.

Rich Godin
So sorry about Lloyd.  Wish i could be there but hVing to do Dialysis today.  My prayers are with Lloyd and the family .  
Carolyn Kendrick

May the gate to Heaven be open upon the arrival of Uncle Lloyd to rejoice in everlasting life.  All My Love to our family and friends.


Donna Saunders Starnes

So sorry to hear of Lloyds passing.  Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Ron & Lisa Shively Harbour

Wayne and Family, 

I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Please accept my deepest sympathies and condolences. I know how much he meant to you and your family. He will be missed by all who knew him. 

If there is anything i can do to help you in this hard time, please don't hesitate to reach out.

- Erin Mustard 

Erin Mustard

We are going to miss Pa. We are so sorry for your families los        

Ray & Amy Arnold

Prayers for the family during this difficult time.

Larynell Clay
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May God bring comfort and peace during the days ahead. 
Ronnie & Robin Manuel

So sorry for our loss. I'll always cherish the times we had. Love, Roy.

Roy Pharr

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