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Harry (Gene) Eugene Sanders, Sr.

August 19, 1940 ~ February 5, 2017 (age 76)
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Message from Karen B Adcock
February 6, 2017 11:33 AM

Thinking of all of you
Message from Steve Shumpert
February 7, 2017 8:43 AM

Will be praying for you and your family.
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A candle was lit by Gloria and John D Carr. Love on February 6, 2017 11:42 AM
Message from Love Kemmerlin
February 6, 2017 11:56 AM

So sorry for the loss of Mr.Sanders. My thoughts and prayers and with all the family at this difficult time.
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A candle was lit by CHRISTY LAWLEY on February 6, 2017 12:10 PM
Message from Ms Ronnie Hokulani Williams
February 6, 2017 12:46 PM

I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all.
Message from Carla Glover
February 6, 2017 1:18 PM

Mrs. Cat and family, I was so sorry to here of Mr. Gene's passing. I pray for peace and comfort for the whole family during this time of grief and loss. Mr. Gene was a good man and loved by many!

Love n prayers, Carla (friend of Rhonda's )
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A candle was lit by Andy Thomas on February 6, 2017 1:42 PM
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A candle was lit by Amy Evans on February 6, 2017 2:14 PM
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A candle was lit by Mike Dumas on February 6, 2017 2:22 PM
Message from Marty & Deidra Connor
February 6, 2017 2:24 PM

Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about Gene’s death. We are here to support you. If there is anything we can do to help, please do not hesitate to call on us. We love you and will keep you and your family in our prayers.

May you know peace and comfort, for the one’s we love are never gone, they live forever within our hearts.

With Sympathy & Love,

Marty & Deidra Connor

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” –Irish Quote, unk
Message from Barry Kern
February 6, 2017 2:46 PM

Gene will be very much missed from the NASCAR community.
Message from Clevie & Martha Boltin
February 6, 2017 4:10 PM

Sorry for your family's loss. Sending prayers.
Message from Sherrie Spigner
February 6, 2017 4:14 PM

So sorry for your family's loss. Sending prayers. May God wrap you in his loving arms during this most difficult time...
Message from Kay white
February 6, 2017 4:33 PM

Gene was always so nice and helpful to both myself and husband, Gypsy who passed in 2011. He was one in a million with a welcoming smile always and not a stich of arrogance about his great knowledge of the sport . A gentle soul amoung out-of- hand egos. I am sure he is greatly missed. Godspeed Gene. Wishing love and peace to his family and friends.
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A candle was lit by Kay white on February 6, 2017 4:34 PM
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A Feathery Palm Plant was sent by Amanda Rider on February 6, 2017

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A candle was lit by Kevin Lepage on February 6, 2017 5:31 PM
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A candle was lit by Brian Fisher on February 6, 2017 6:04 PM
Message from Brian Fisher
February 6, 2017 6:09 PM

My condolences to everyone, Gene was truly a great friend and someone who I looked up to in the Nascar world, many fond memories, he will truly be missed!!!
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A candle was lit by Mikey & Connie Carson on February 6, 2017 6:16 PM
Message from chuck welch
February 6, 2017 6:31 PM

I really miss Gene, a truly wonderful person that taught me how to enjoy life. RIP Gene, a true southern gentleman!
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A candle was lit by Belinda Kittrell Davenport on February 6, 2017 6:52 PM
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A candle was lit by Larry&Brenda Nobles on February 6, 2017 6:55 PM
Message from Jeff miles sr , wood brothers racing
February 6, 2017 7:42 PM

GENE was a awsome man and a great friend. Many people in this world could learn a lot from Gene as I did. Sorry for your loss and God bless
Message from Denise Stokes
February 6, 2017 7:44 PM

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. He was a wonderful man.
Message from George Micheal and Jenel Stoltz
February 6, 2017 8:02 PM

Just wanted to let you know that your family is in our hearts and in our prayers. We have many fond memories from over the years with your family. May God give you comfort and peace in the days to come.
Message from Jo Ann Mooney
February 6, 2017 8:03 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Message from GaryNelson
February 6, 2017 8:48 PM

I am saddened to hear we lost Gene. Gene always treated everyone with dignity and respect. He was a good man.
Message from Randy and Jan Carrigg
February 6, 2017 9:15 PM

We are so very sorry for the loss of Mr. Gene. We will be keeping all of you in our prayers.
Message from Hoss Berry
February 6, 2017 9:37 PM

Great friend, he will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Message from Jewel Fogle Coleman and Family
February 6, 2017 9:39 PM

Prayers and love to all. Great memories of a great man . God Bless you all
Message from Diann Stillinger Infinger
February 6, 2017 9:44 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with all the Family of Mr. Gene. May God give you peace,comfort and strength during this most difficult time.
Message from Johnny and Lorrie Mims
February 6, 2017 10:34 PM

To the family, you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Gene, was one of a kind, such a sweet and friendly gentleman. He will be missed.
Message from Jerry and Marie Breland
February 6, 2017 10:57 PM

Marie and I are so sorry to hear about Mr. Gene passing.we will keep the family in our thoughts and prayers .
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A candle was lit by Jerry and Marie Breland on February 6, 2017 10:58 PM
Message from Rusty Jarrett
February 7, 2017 1:23 AM

There are no words to fill the void of Gene's passing. He was the most kind and gentle person I believe I ever met. Gene had a smile and a hearty welcome each week. Always enjoyed sitting next to him on the plane and as his steps may have slowed his quick humor and warm smile was always there.
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An A Garden Path was sent on February 7, 2017

Gene you will forever be missed. Tommy Wheeler and the entire Roush Fenway Racing Team

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A candle was lit by Steve Bonnette on February 7, 2017 7:29 AM
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A Mountain MeadowPedestal Arrangement was sent by Doug Yates and Roush Yates Engines on February 7, 2017

Message from Howard Lyndon
February 7, 2017 9:29 AM

My deepest sympathy for your loss.
Gene and I were NASCAR Officials together.
He was always a great help to me as I learned
the ropes.
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An Azalea Plant was ordered on February 7, 2017

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A Feathery Palm Plant was ordered on February 7, 2017

Message from Barry &Debra Collins
February 7, 2017 9:42 AM

Cat I'm very sorry and saddened by Gene's passing he was a great person with a heart big as Texas , illalways remember him as I came to work at Nascar when he found out I was from SC we were like brothers ,he will be missed by myself and thousands more .God speed Sandman we will see you on the other side thanks for the memories
Message from Mark Nickels
February 7, 2017 10:55 AM

I learned a lot from Gene in my time of knowing him in the Nascar community, a truly good man. Going to miss him.
Message from Jimmy Griffin Sr. and Jr.
February 7, 2017 1:58 PM

Sorry for your loss, you all will be in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. Lots of good times and memories through the years with Gene in karting and into Nascar. He was a good person, man, and friend and will be missed.
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A Sweet and Warm Remembrance�Pedestal Arrangement was ordered on February 7, 2017

Message from Chad &Angela Nobles
February 7, 2017 7:28 PM

We love you Uncle Gene and will miss you dearly! To Aunt Cat, Harry, Phil / Penny and Thomas.....Were praying for you in this difficult time. Put you trust in God, and he'll see you through the following days, weeks, months and years to come. We love you all....
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A candle was lit by Ricky Thompson on February 8, 2017 7:03 AM
Message from Kevin nettles
February 8, 2017 7:04 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with yal and the family. He was a great man
Message from Galen Biggs
February 8, 2017 11:54 AM

Gene was a true friend of mine that can never be replaced. He touched so many lives in the NASCAR family and I'm truly honored & blessed to have known him for the time that I did. Keeping Cat, Harry, Phil, Thomas & All the rest of Gene's family in my Thoughts & Prayers.
Message from Robert
February 8, 2017 1:03 PM

so sorry for your loss he was a great man who touched so many of those he came in contact with..god bless you all in this time of need..
Message from Donny Thompson
February 8, 2017 1:41 PM

I'm so sorry for your Families loss of such a great man, with such a big heart for others. I will be praying for your family in this healing time of his loss.
Message from Laverne & Laura Stillinger
February 8, 2017 3:31 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Gene will be greatly missed.
Message from James and Vernetta Frederick
February 8, 2017 6:42 PM

Sorry to hear of Gene's passing. May God comfort you with His presence and bless you with His love.
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A candle was lit by Craig and Lisa Smokstad on February 8, 2017 8:21 PM
Message from Todd DeBusk
February 8, 2017 8:38 PM

Gene was a good man and good official. I had the opportunity to work with him several years. My condolences to Cat and family. He will be missed
Message from Ana
February 22, 2017 10:24 AM

Our deepest and sincerest condolences to the family. Words alone can not ease the pain when grieving the loss of a love one. The Bible provides comfort during these difficult times. Revelation 21:3-4 states, "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away". May God give you and your family comfort in your loving memories and in His promise that soon we will never experience losing our loved ones in death and we will be able to see them again once they resurrected as per John 5:28-29. May these words give you a new hope, with deepest sympathy and warmth of heart.
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