Herbert Garland Saunders, 84, of Wilmington, NC, died Monday, November 28, 2011 at Wilmington Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Saunders was born in New Hanover Co., NC on May 29, 1927, the son of the late George Hanson and Mary Catherine Futch Saunders. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy C. and George E. Saunders, Sr., also two sisters, Mary Catherine Maret and Elizabeth Dushane.
Mr. Saunders was veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army. He was also a member of the Seagate Baptist Church for over fifty years. He was avid gardener and hunter.
Surviving is one brother, William E. Saunders of Jacksonville, FL; numerous nephews and nieces.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 am to 10:45 am Thursday, December 1, 2011 at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation followed by a graveside service at 11:00 am at Greenlawn Memorial Park by Rev. Dondi Pace.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.