William Bruce Sanderson, Jr., age 91 of Mentor, passed away on October 1, 2017 at Lake West Medical Center. He was born on April 26, 1926 in Cleveland to the late William B. and Margaret J. (nee: Drennan) Sanderson, Sr.
William was a World War II Navy veteran. He attended Fenn College graduating with degrees in structural and civil engineering. He retired in 1988 from Hume Sales Co. in Cleveland. William was a member and Past Exalted Ruler of Painesville BPOE #549. He was also a member of Temple Lodge #28 F.&A.M. of Painesville and Al Koran Shrine of Cleveland. Mr. Sanderson enjoyed fishing, the outdoors, watching the Cleveland Indians, being with family and friends and spending time at the family cottage in Pennsylvania.
Survivors are his wife, Emlie "Sus" (nee: Hehr); children, William Bruce Sanderson, III, Susan M. (Mark) Husted, both of Mentor and David M. (Catherine) of Florence, SC; 5 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; and brother, Dr. Alexander D. Sanderson of San Diego, CA.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 11:00AM at Mentor Cemetery.
Flowers may be sent to: Emlie Sanderson, c/o Atria Newell Creek, 7900 Center St., Mentor, Ohio 44060.