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James D. Saunders

James Douglas Saunders, 61, died October 6, 2021. He was the son of the late Al and Georgia Saunders of Chuckatuck. A graduate of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, Class of 1978, he was a retired mechanic. Survivors include a brother, Paul Saunders (Pam), sisters Mary Williams (Jesse), Ann Marks Saunders, Kathy Whitten (Fred) and nieces and nephews. R.W. Baker and Company Funeral Home is serving the family. Online condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.

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Dear Saunders Family,
On behalf of the City Treasurer's Office, I want to extend to you our sincerest sympathy on the loss of Doug. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Ronald H. Williams, City Treasurer and Office Staff

Ronald H. Williams Oct 22 2021 1:35 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Saunders

Jacqueline Smith Oct 20 2021 9:42 AM

I am so sorry to hear that Doug passed away recently. He was a very sweet person with a big heart.

Cindy Norfleet Oct 17 2021 11:08 PM

Pat & I was saddened by the dead of a fine southern gentlemen he grew to be. I have many memories of Doug. Prayers and thinking of the family..

Billy & Pat Kessinger Oct 14 2021 10:24 AM

Sympathy Gift courtesy of Susan Hackney. Group of 10 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of James D. Saunders.

Susan Hackney Oct 13 2021 7:19 AM

Our sincere sympathy to you on your loss. May all of your happy memories comfort you, sustain you, and bring you peace. Bobbie & Frank Piland

Frank & Bobbie Piland Oct 9 2021 6:43 PM

My deepest sympathy to you all Mary Elizabeth, Ann Marks, Kathy and Paul. My last conversation with Douglas was at the reception for Mama's funeral. And I was so impressed with the person he had become. I was sorry to not live closer and know him better. Blessings for him and for you.

Susan Hackney Oct 9 2021 3:10 PM

My heartfelt condolences to all the Saunders family. The five of us Spadys interlocked in ages with the five of you, and I can't remember a time our youth when we weren't also interlocked in school, church, and community activities. May many fond memories bring you comfort and peace as you mourn for Doug.

Matthew (Spady) Oct 8 2021 2:20 PM

Bill and I were so sad to hear of Doug's passing. Bill has so many fond memories of his friendship with Doug and I have learned about him through so many of his stories. We offer our deepest condolences to all of you and we will be lifting you in our prayers.

Bill and Diane Saunders Oct 8 2021 12:51 PM

mary Elizabeth & family, sorry about your little brother passing away. i remember douglas running around your house when i would visit . my sympathy to you all.. hope you and the family are doing well

phil Oct 8 2021 12:25 PM

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