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Burt Sanders

January 11, 1939 — October 8, 2023

518 N 7th. Street Smithfield, NC 27577

Mr. Burt Sanders was born on January 11, 1939, in Smithfield NC, to the late Sam Coleman Sanders and Louise Sanders. Burt entered into his eternal rest on October 1, 2023, at Barbour Court in Smithfield NC. Mr. Burt went to grade school until the 5th grade to do farm work. In his early 20’s, he pursued his career in moving houses and barns. He retired at the age of 78. He loved gardening and fixing cars. Burt always told his family “In order to be the man, you got to be the man.” Burt leaves to cherish his memories and legacy; sister, Sylvia Johnson of Smithfield, NC; three sons, Jesse Sanders (Shirley Sanders) of Fayetteville, NC, James Campbell of Smithfield, NC, Christopher Sanders of SC; two daughters, Shelia Sanders Powell (Gabe Powell) of Smithfield, NC, Elizabeth Smith of Lagrange NC; four granddaughters, Shelia Sanders (Issam Bryant) of Pine Level, NC, Lyric Sanders of Benson, NC, Kymiah Campbell of Smithfield, NC, Aliyah Lee of Smithfield, NC; nine grandboys, Roheim Sanders of Fayetteville, NC, Dexter Sanders of Meadows, NC, Jordan Sanders (Destiny Sanders) of Goldsboro, NC, Tony Sanders of Selma, NC, Christopher Sanders of Selma, NC, Gaston Powell of Four Oaks, NC, Marquis Cole of Goldsboro, NC, Kameren Campbell of Smithfield NC, Quontez Kimbrough of Lagrange, NC. Burt also leaves behind 13 great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends

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