James (Jim) A. Saunders, a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, passed away November 1, 2021. He was born in Greensboro, North Carolina to the late Loyd A. Saunders and Kate Craddock Saunders on November 16, 1934. Jim served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam era and was active in the Meadows of Dan VFW for many years. Jim used his skills as a contractor before retiring. He continued his life of service through volunteering for the Red Cross, the local food pantry, and with the Landmark Assisted Living Center of Stuart. At the Landmark Center, Jim emceed monthly musical games and activities for the residents while his wife Ellen supplied the music. Jim enjoyed a life-long love of golf and actively played. He and Ellen organized multiple golf tournaments for fundraising and for the joy of the game.
Surviving is his wife, Margaret Ellen Mann Sanders of Meadows of Dan; three children, James Alvin Saunders, Jr. (Ginny Hansen) of Las Vegas, NV, Benjamin L. Mann (Monica) of Greensboro, NC, Jennifer Ellen Warren Smith (Andrew) of Wilmington, NC; two grandchildren, Caroline and Julia Mann; and one sister, Patsy Saunders Simpson of Greensboro, NC.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tunnels to Towers: t2t.org or to The First Tee, https://firstteecentralcarolina.org. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com.