J.R. Saunders, 45, a resident of Parkville, MO passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 10, 2012 at his home. He was born June 13, 1966 to Delores C. (Albrecht) and Richard L. Saunders in Austin, TX. J.R. graduated from North Platte High School and spent the majority of his working years in the trucking industry.
J.R. will truly be missed by his family, friends and all who knew him.
Survivors include his parents of Parkville, MO; a son, Dalton Levi Saunders of Gladstone, MO; two sisters, Debra (Rick) McConville of Kansas City, MO, Sandra Kay (Dave) Wederquist of Lee’s Summit, MO; three brothers, Douglas (Patty) Bishop of Abeline, TX, Darryl (Sharon) Bishop of Maumelle, AK, and Michael (Tina) Saunders of Grain Valley, MO; and his girlfriend, Sherry Drake of Agency, MO.
A memorial service celebrating his life will be held 3:00 p.m., Monday, May 14, 2012 at the Meyers Northland Chapel, 401 Main Street Parkville, MO with Rev. Dr. James Scrivener officiating. Memorial Contributions may be made to Spinal Cord Research and left in care of the funeral home. Memories of J.R. and condolences may be left with the family at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.