Ronald W. Sanders, Sr.



Ronald W. Sanders, Sr.,78, of Fayetteville, left this world to be with his Heavenly Father on Monday, September 11, 2017.

Ron was born in Durham, N.C. He was a veteran of the US Navy, with his last station at North Island Aviation in San Diego, Ca. After returning home to Fayetteville, he used his love of Science for a career. He became a founder and owner of Environmental Laboratories of Fayetteville and later on, a Vice President/Managing Director of Microbac Environmental Laboratories. Ron worked in the environmental testing field for 42 years. He was also a founder of the Commercial Laboratory of North Carolina Association (CLANC)

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Village Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park with military honors.
The family will receive friends in the Fireside Room at the Church on Saturday from 12-1 p.m.

Surviving are his wife of 28 years, Bonnie Sanders; son, Ronald W. Sanders, Jr.; daughters, Shannon A. Spell and husband Lonnie and Jennifer L. Pressley and husband James; grandchildren, Ronald W. Sanders III, Christopher Clifton, Tanner Sanders, Elijah Sanders, Madeline Pressley and Katherine Pressley.