Charles Eugene Saunders, Sr., 81, Bloomington, Indiana passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at his residence. He was born December 25, 1940 in Greene County, Indiana, the son of Charles Henry and Clara Lucille (Porter) Saunders.
Charles was retired from the US Air Force and was known as a boat mechanic for 50 years. He was an avid lover of fishing and hunting.
Survivors: Wife, Loretta Jean (Hansen) Saunders, who he married November 4, 1961; Six Children, Michelle (Dan) Knight of Williams, IN, Charles (Regina) Saunders, Jr., of Bloomington, IN, Carol (John) Carroll of Westfield, IN, Michael (Cindy) Saunders of Bloomington, IN, John (Lisa) Saunders of Bloomfield, IN, and Jennifer Howard of Bloomington, IN; Four Brothers, James Saunders of Virginia, Thomas Saunders of Spencer, IN, Steven Saunders of Bloomington, IN and David Trover of Bloomington, IN; Sister, Darla Foley of Bloomington, IN; 12 Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two Brothers, Robert and Donald Saunders.
Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2022 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard 3000 E. Third Street Bloomington, IN.