Leroy Sanders, 77, of French Lick

Leroy Sanders, 77, of French Lick


Leroy Sanders, 77, of French Lick, passed away at 12:30 AM on July 14, 2021 at his home.

He was born March 16, 1944, of French Lick, IN, the son of Clarence “Frosty” Sanders and Hazel M. (Goodpastor) Sanders.

He married Mary “Susie” Sanders and she survives.

He was a past member of the Mt. Lebanon Methodist Church in French Lick.  He graduated from Orleans High School, class of 1962.  Leroy enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing, and watching sports, especially golf.

He is survived by his wife of French Lick; one daughter, Nila Lockhart of French Lick; one step-son, Ron Knieriem of Paoli, IN; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jim and Kenneth Sanders of Orleans; Sandra Morrison of Heltonville.

Preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Leon, William, Robert, and Gene, and three sisters, Dorothy, Barbara, and Wanda.

The funeral will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 14, 2021, at Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home in Orleans with Reverend Michael Williams officiating.  Burial will follow in Mt. Horeb Cemetery.

Friends are invited to visitation at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:00 until service time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Horeb Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at ochstetrick.net