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“RIP RonDustin ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Dustin Grisham - Greensburg, IN

“My name is Dustin, I worked for Ron way back around 2005ish for a couple years while I was a full time college student. He hired me to do yard work...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Dustin Grisham - Greensburg, IN

“A genuine man, whom cared about his community. Ron was more than generous to me and my family. May strength, comfort and peace be with Jennye and...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: D.J. Davis - GREENFIELD, IN

“My sincere condolences to the family, Ron will be missed by all, heaven is blessed ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Joann pierce - fort wayne, IN

“A great soul! I remember a family reunion where we look at many photos and history of the family. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: William,Marge, Sheryl and Rhonda OHara - IN

“Ron took family photos for us at Mom's (Kay Armbruster) 90th birthday celebration. I see those photos every day, and am so very thankful for the...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Sharon Armbruster Clark - OH

“Bob and I are so sorry for your loss, thinking of you Jennye, as well as all your family. God's peace and comfort to you. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Steve Willis - Louisville, KY

“Jennye Lou, Dave and I are so sorry. Derek still has the photo Ron gave him years ago of one of the Indy cars. He was such a talented photographer....Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Ruth Ann Willis - Stamping Ground, KY

“To Jennye Sanders my friend and sending you my deep and sincere condolencesto you and your family , ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Clarissa Hill - Indlps, IN

“I first met Ron when he was 4 yo and I was 12. I lived next door to Ron when he lived on 41st St. He would watch me as I first worked on go-karts...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Terry Alonzo - NAPLES, FL


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Ronnie "Ron" Sanders,69, passed away at Community Hospital North on Sunday, May 23, 2021. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to Alva Jr. and Gladys P. (Miller) Sanders on September 7, 1951.
Ron graduated from New Palestine High School in 1970 and continued with a bachelor's degree in business from Anderson College. He went on to work alongside his father at their family business, Shambles Furniture Restoration. Ron took over the business in 1997 and was currently still working. Ron was a member of Franklin Road Baptist Church and the Gideons organization, former president of the National Road Association and Sugar Creek Twp. Board. Ron had a passion for photography and put it to use as a wedding photographer and worked for Associated Press as a photographer for the Indianapolis 500, Talladega, Daytona and the Brickyard 400. Ron enjoyed hunting with his brother-in-law, Wayne and the annual family shootout. Also, restoring his old Model T, and something about restoring history inspired Ron. He loved scuba diving, spending time with his family and researching family history.
Ron is survived by his wife Jennye Sanders, two daughters, Ashley (Chad) Clark, Andrea Sanders, a granddaughter Lilly Clark, a sister Jeannette (Wayne) Tucker, two step brothers; Richard Harris (Anna), Kenny Harris (Carla), a step sister Marsha Coley (Frank), and his dog Sasha Belle, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Ron is preceded in death by his parents, a step mother, Mary Ellen Harris- Sanders, a sister, Connie Rausch and a step sister, Dollie Zito.
A funeral service for Ron will be held on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. at Franklin Road Baptist Church, 51 N. Franklin Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46219. Friends and family may call from 3:00 P.M. until the time of service on Thursday.
A private family burial will take place on Friday at New Palestine Cemetery.
Donations may be made in Ron's honor to Children's Heart Foundation, 5 Revere Dr. One Northbrook Place Suite 200, Northbrook, IL 60062-1500 or Gideons International Processing Center, P.O. Box 97251, Washington DC 20090-7251.
Hendryx Mortuary is honored to help the family with the arrangements.