Mr. Sanders died on Thursday, July 5, 2012, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
He was born on Aug. 25, 1950, in Hopkinsville to the late Murl and Marcella Wood Sanders, Jr.
Bruce was a grain farmer and a dairy and beef livestock producer. He was a member of Cadiz United Methodist Church, a 32-degree mason, a member of the Cadiz Masonic Lodge No. 121, the Scottisch Rite and Rizpah Temple.
He is survived by his wife Lennie Jolly Sanders of Cadiz; two sisters, Janice Boyd (and husband Larry) of Cadiz and Cindy Laxton (and husband Bob) of Reston, Va.; one son, Scott Sanders of Cadiz; one daughter, Aubree Denton (and husband Kyle) of Georgetown.
Pallbearers were Scott Sivills, Paul Godwin, Billy Travis, Jon Luck, Johnston Boyd and Bobby Goodwin. Music was provided by Pam Witty, pianist; Bobby Goodwin, vocalist; Ronnie Goodwin, pianist; and Lennie Jolly, wife of Bruce, played a musical tribute dedicated to her husband.
Memorial donations may be made to Cadiz United Methodist Church Playground Fund, 482 Lakota Drive, Cadiz, KY 42211.