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Roy Roger Saunders, Jr.

May 4, 2022

Roy Roger Saunders, Jr., 60, of Madison Heights died Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

Roy was born December 1, 1961, in Lynchburg, VA, a son of Roy Roger Saunders, Sr. of Lynchburg, VA and the late Elizabeth Baber Saunders. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy and received a commendation for his bravery.

In addition to his father, Roy is survived by his wife, Lorrie Saunders of Monroe; his daughters, Kristen Ashley Saunders and her significant other, Ryan of Madison Heights, and Tiffany Boydoh and her husband, Paul of Evington; grandchildren, Mikenzi, Jaxon, Benjamin, Beckham, and Emma; a brother, Kevin Saunders of Lynchburg; a sister, Angie Saunders of Lynchburg; a special aunt and uncle, Delores and George Scruggs of Altavista; and a special friend who was like a daughter, Kathy Ellinger.

A private family service will be held at a later time.

The family asks that those wishing to make memorial contributions consider a donation to help with funeral expenses please click  here.

 Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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I am so sorry to hear about Roy's passing. I regret that we haven't seen each other in years and I never got to know his family. It's so sad how families just drift apart. Tell my mom and Lib I said hi and I miss them both dearly. Until we meet again cuz

Posted by Teresa Lambert Trent on May 6, 2022

We are so sorry for your loss,Roy was such a nice man.we will keep you guys in our prayers if we can help in any way please let us know.

Posted by Judy and Doug king on May 6, 2022

Roy was a old friend, we lived on the same street growing up and did a lot together. We joined the Navy on the buddy system we were very close back in those days. I was the best man in his wedding and watched him start a family. Time has a way of separating people. Later in life we were co-workers as well. It breaks my heart that I’ll never get to fish, golf or just hang out. My prayers go out to his wife’s, daughters, brother and sister. I will miss my old friend. R.I.P. brother.

Posted by Clarence Watkins on May 6, 2022

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