Ricky Jerome Sanders
Ricky Jerome Sanders, 61, a native of Gastonia, died December 14, 2017 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center of Gastonia.
Ricky was born April 22, 1956 in Gastonia, North Carolina. He was the son of the late Theodore Smith and Dorothy Paden.
He attended West Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte and after graduation, worked for Homelite for 15 years.
He was married for 36 years to Marva Jo Sanders. Survivors include 3 sons, Lamont, Ricky and Brandon(Conankia), 3 grand-daughters; Jasmine, Kaliayh and Briana, 4 brothers, Michael, Tony, Darrell and Donald, 1 sister, Shelia Ross.
Funeral Services will be held December 19, 2017 at the Genesis Church, MLK way, Gastonia beginning at 2 pm. The family will receieve friends from 1:30 to 2 at the church. Burial will be private.