Eric R. Sanders

Eric R. Sanders

Jun 20, 1970 - Mar 17, 2011
Eric R. Sanders of rural Riverton died at Riverton Memorial Hospital on Thursday evening, March 17, 2011. He was 40.

Cremation has taken place.

A celebration of life pot luck dinner will be held at the family home, 455 Paradise Valley Road, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 26.

Eric Ray Sanders was born in Nampa, Idaho, on June 20, 1970, the son of Verlin Ray Sanders and Cheryl (Anderson) Sanders.

He lived in the Nampa, Idaho, area for 25 years, coming to Riverton from Idaho five years ago.

Mr. Sanders was a business owner in the construction industry, owning and operating 110% Construction Co. since 1986.

He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the F.F.A. Alumni.

His family said Mr. Sanders was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, four-wheeling, and loved nature.

Survivors include his wife, Patti Sanders of Riverton; a son, Garth Sanders; daughter, Sierra Sanders; his mother, Cheryl Sanders; sisters, Jill Sanders and her husband Doug Mabe, and Laurelle Whiteley; numerous nieces , nephews, their families, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Verlin Sanders; a sister, Vicki Sanders; grandmother, Carma Sanders, and grandfather, Ray Sanders.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.