Stephen Lyle Sanders, 60 years, 2 months and 13 days of age of Knifley died on Thursday, March 8, 2018, peacefully after an illness, at his home with his family by his side.
Stephen was born in Campbellsville on December 23, 1957, the son of the late James Sherwood and Exzilda Wethington Sanders. Also preceding him in death was his brother-in-law, Carl Sandidge, Sr.
He was known by many, having served the community well, as owner of Service Cleaners. When not working at the Cleaners, you would often find him farming which he enjoyed. He was an active member of St. Bernard Catholic Church where he served in several roles including the Parish Council. He also served on the Revisit Knifley Committee.
Stephen is survived by a brother, James Byron Sanders and wife Wanda, three sisters, Karen Jane Richerson and Frieda Lynn Sandidge all of Campbellsville and Marsha Rhea Spires and husband Tommy of Louisville. Also surviving are six nieces and nephews, Brian Thomas Spires, Tonya Rhea Dunn, Mark Richerson, Natalie Brinley, Carl Sandidge and Ashley Kuehl as well as two step nephews, Chad Myers and Josh Myers. In addition, surviving are nine great nieces and nephews, four step great nieces and one step great nephew and three great-great nieces.
The Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Clementsville with Rev. George Otuma officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Bernard Catholic Church Cemetery with casket bearers being, Charles Sanders, Timothy Sanders, Gregory Wethington, Mike Wethington, Paul Eastridge and Randall Thompson.
The family request visitation from 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with Prayer Service being held at 6:00 p.m..
The family request that expressionsof sympathy be donations to St. Bernard Catholic Church, American Cancer Society or Hosparus Health of Green River and may be made at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.