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Paul A. Sanders

Augusta, GA – Paul Alan Sanders, a loving father, steadfast brother, loyal friend and a helluva engineer passed away at his home in Augusta, GA on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. He was 59.

Memorial services will be held on March 13, 2016, at 2:00PM, from the chapel of the Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors with his son Rev. Wesley Sanders officaiting.

Paul was born in Tacoma, WA to the late Earl Sanders, a Master Sergeant in the United States Army and Arlette Sanders, a nurse. As the youngest son in a military family he spent his youth in the eastern United States and Frankfurt, Germany before settling in Augusta. A proud son of the south, he attended Butler High School and went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1980. He then began a 33 year career at the Savannah River Site whilst raising a family of four sons. He was an avid and curious engineer all his life. He enjoyed building hotrods and electronic gizmos. When he needed a break from capacitors and carburetors he sought refuge in the outdoors with his family and friends. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping with the people he loved. Paul was a brother of and later chapter advisor of the Gamma Psi chapter of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity at Augusta College.

He is survived by his sons James P. Sanders of London, UK, Wesley C. Sanders (Kristen) of Atlanta, GA, Joshua F. Sanders (Audrey) of Ithaca, NY, William A. Sanders of Ithaca, NY, his brother Earl C. Sanders (Renee) of Dallas, GA, and his partner of many years, Christy Hall of Augusta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Georgia Tech Foundation at 760 Spring Street NW., Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30308 for a scholarship to be established in his memory.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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