Charles Richard Sanderson

August 28, 1925 - December 24, 2017
Charles Richard Sanderson


 

Charles Richard Sanderson, 92, of Wilmington, NC, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017, in Wilmington, NC.

He was born August 28, 1925 in Loris, SC the youngest of seven children of Julius and Mabel (Schwartz) Sanderson.

Charles grew up on his family farm in South Carolina. He served as an aircraft repairman in the Navy in World War II. Following the war, Charles attended refrigeration school and worked in the gas and refrigeration services industry. He went on to run his own business, Sanderson Refrigeration, Heating & Air Conditioning, for many years. He later became a commercial fisherman as captain of his boat, Little Sandy. Charles was a humble and happy man and had many passions throughout his life such as hunting, gardening, and cooking seafood. For 54 years he was married to Lunette Sanderson who preceded him in death. He is survived by his daughters Susan Sanderson (Paul Johnston) and Betsy Sanderson of Kamuela, HI, Polly Sanderson of Wilmington, NC, and Renee D’Agaro (Alessandro) of Northbrook, IL and his beloved grandchildren Emily, Sydney, McCrae, Cameron, Mateo, Amelia, Massimo and Gabriella. Charles formed many lasting friendships, and family and friends will remember his loyalty and generosity.

Service arrangements are pending.

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  • December 27, 2017
    Ms Allison says:
    Sorry for the loss of your love one. May you find comfort in knowing that your dear one is safe in the memory of God, who will remember every detail about her and bring her back again. John 5:28, 29 gives this assurance.

  • December 27, 2017
    Dan & Katherine Taylor says:
    We're very sorry for your loss, as you know, we were friends for the past 50+ years. It was a shock and we're very sorry we weren't able to say goodbye.

  • January 13, 2018
    Rodger Gore says:
    So sorry to hear about Charles passing. He was one of the finest persons I have ever known always ready to help anyone of need.