In Memory

Larry W. Saunders

Larry Wayne Saunders, 74, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be held at Mt. Olive Methodist Church Cemetery at a later date.

Born March 28, 1946 in Montgomery County, he was a son of the late Samuel Paul Saunders, Sr. and Elsie Kimrey Saunders. Larry was a teacher at Grimsley High School and was the head of the math department. He loved teaching, playing piano, bingo and his nieces and nephews. Larry had a huge sense of humor.

He is survived by his nieces; Lou Ann Saunders Smith (Robbie) of Troy, Paula Kim Saunders of Asheboro; his nephews, Jamey Andrew Saunders (Gail) of Troy, Sammy Saunders, III of Asheboro, Todd Craig Saunders and Brandon Alex Saunders of Shelby; and his sister-in-law, Betty Ann Saunders of Troy. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Jimmy Wade Saunders and Samuel Paul Saunders, Jr., and his niece, Karen Beth Saunders.

Memorials may be made to the Greensboro Grimsley Alumni Association, P.O. Box 4241, Greensboro, NC 27404.

Bumgarner Family Funeral Service is serving the family.

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Published by Greensboro News & Record on Jan. 17, 2021.