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Beloved husband and wife, John William Saunders and Peggy Dove Saunders are united once again.
John went home to be with his beloved Peggy for eternity on Sunday, November 19, 2017 and Peggy led the way to eternity on January 22, 2017.
John was born August 26, 1938 in Rock, WV; he was the son of the late Robert Lyndo Saunders and the late Mabel Viola Cooper Saunders.
Peggy was born Peggy I. Dove on January 2, 1942 in Princeton; she was a daughter of the late Jesse Woodrow Dove and the late Mabel Pauline Gunnoe Dove.
On November 7, 1958 John's love of his life, became Mrs. Peggy Dove Saunders at the Sandlick United Methodist Church.
In addition to their parents, John and Peggy was preceded in death by their son, Joe E. Saunders, and Peggy's brother, Jackie W. Dove.
Those left to cherish their memory include their son, John William Saunders, Jr. of Speedway, WV; daughter, Donna Saunders Beckett of Princeton; son, Jamie Wayne Saunders and wife, Diane of Rural Retreat, VA; a daughter-in-law, Stephanie Saunders of Princeton; grandchildren, Kara Beckett King and husband, Robert "Bobby" of Princeton, Morgan Gregory Beckett and wife, Bryana of Cool Ridge, and Johnathan Robert Saunders of Princeton; great-grandchildren, Lucas King of Princeton, Evelyn and William Beckett of Cool Ridge; John's siblings, Fred Saunders and wife, Beverly of Bluefield, Joan Saunders Tibbs of Princeton, and Carol S. Wimmer and husband, Bill of Bluefield; Peggy's brother, Jerry W. Dove and wife, Marie; John's special close friend, David Calfee and wife, Nancy; several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Loving Hands Adult Care and Amedysis Hospice for the compassionate care that was shown.
In keeping with John's and Peggy's wishes there will be no formal services.
Online condolences and other information can be found by visiting www.roselawnfuneral.com
Roselawn Funeral Home, 450 Courthouse Road, Princeton is honored to be serving the Saunders family.
Published on November 20, 2017
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