Harold Ernest Saunders, 69, of Fort Pierce, FL passed away on Wednesday March 8, 2017 at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center.
He was born on January 29, 1948 in Fort Pierce, FL a native of Saint Lucie County.
Harold attended the public schools of Saint Lucie County and a graduate of Lincoln Park Academy. He enjoyed horseback riding and fishing.
He was employed with a concrete company as a truck driver.
Harold was a member of the Rock Church where he served as a deacon.
He was preceded in death by his parents George H. Saunders and Lola Belle Travis-Saunders; brother, Don E. Saunders; sister, Verdell Saunders-Black; and daughters, Wyrdell Saunders and Tameshia Saunders.
Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Claude (Michelle) Dukes Jr. of Port St. Lucie, FL. Roderic Saunders of Atlanta, GA; daughters, Julie Kimble and Melody Paschal both of Ft. Pierce, FL; brothers, Bruce Saunders of Harbor Island, Bahamas, Godfrey E. (Darcy) Saunders of Bozeman, Montana, Bob T. (Mariam) Saunders of Harbor Island, Bahamas; sisters, Eunice J. Saunders of Palm Bay, FL, Carolyn A. Saunders-Lester of Atlanta, GA and Calesti L. (Jay) Black-Lundy of Vero Beach, FL; special friend, Delma Sawyer of Harbor Island, Bahamas; godson, Erick (Teresa) Patterson of Ft. Pierce, FL; 11 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be held 3 to 7PM Friday March 17, 2017 at Stone Brothers Funeral Home Inc. A funeral service will be held 1PM Saturday March 18, 2017 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 1306 Avenue E, Fort Pierce. Burial will follow at Riverview Memorial Park.