Jerry Sanders


January 19th

Jerry Sanders, 77, of Bourbon, passed away on January 17, 2024 in Syracuse, IN.  He was born on July 25, 1946 in Ottumwa, Iowa to Wayne & Betty (Forney) Sanders.  He was a Machinist by trade.  He owned a gym, where he was a powerlifter/Instructor.  His team broke 8 State records, earning 4 National, and 4 World records.  He also participated in mud drags, where he had multiple 1st place, and a few 2nd place finishes.  He is survived by his 3 daughters – Sheri (Billy) Bunch, Sheli (Doug) McNeely, and Shana (Micheal Gibson) Sanders.  6 Grandchildren – Britteny Siefert (Bunch), Dillon Bunch, Kyla Lynch (Hall), Connor Hall, Elizabeth McNeely, and Malayna McNeely.  7 Great-grandchildren.  1 brother – Vernon (Paulina) Sanders.  1 sister – Janice (Steve) Ussery.  He was preceded by 1 sister – Karen Van Skike.  There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date.  Eastlund Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


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