Robert (Bob) E. Saunders, 87, of Gloucester, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2022.
After serving his country in the Air Force, Bob spent 35 years in a career with the U.S. Postal Service. He was a gentle family man who especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. Traveling and gardening also brought him great joy. Bob was a devoted and long-standing member of Beech Grove Baptist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Carol (Horton) Saunders; sons, Robert W. Saunders (Elizabeth), Tony Guylitto (June) and Thomas Saunders; grandchildren, Katherine Stover (Brandon), Jessica Lasris (David) and Colby Guylitto; five great-grandchildren, and two nephews.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Evelyn Routtan Saunders; brothers, Alfred, Wesley, and Charles, and sister, Joyce Silva; daughter, Nanette Saunders, and granddaughter, Pamela Joy Saunders.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Beech Grove Baptist Church, White Marsh, Va.
In memory of Bob, contributions may be made to Beech Grove Baptist Church, P.O. Box 468, White Marsh, Va. 23183.