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Funeral services for David Baldwin Sanders, 21, of 2305 Upper Port Caddo Road, Marshall, Texas, were held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 29, 1981 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Marshall, with The Reverend William S. Douglas OSF, Rector, officiating.

Burial followed at Andrews Cemetery in Karnack, Texas, under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.  

Sanders died Sunday, January 25, 1981 in Acapulco, Mexico from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Saturday, January 24, 1981.

A sixth generation native of Marshall, David was born on March 15, 1959. He attended Southfield School Shreveport, Marshall High School, and East Texas State University where he was completing his senior year at the time of his death.  

Sanders was a lifelong member of Trinity Episcopal Church where he served as an acolyte. An avid duck hunter from an early age, David was a active member of Ducks Unlimited. He was a member of the Gamma Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order, where he served as secretary and also coordinator of the KA Little Sisters organization. He was past social chairman of the fraternity.

He is survived by his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Jack Monroe (Mary Jane Baldwin) Sanders Sr. of Marshall, his brother Jack M. Sanders Jr. and wife Mary, his sister Beth Sanders, his grandmother Mrs. John Browning (Lucile Jones) Baldwin Sr., all of Marshall, and a large family of aunts, uncles and cousins.  He is predeceased by his grandparents, Dr. John Browning Baldwin Sr., George Hugh Sanders Sr. and Ruth Lancaster Sanders.  

Pallbearers were Kirk Furrh, Jackie Lloyd, Allen Martin, James Ware, Rod Watson and Ben Whaley.

***  After David's death, The David Baldwin Sanders Endowed Scholarship at Texas Christian University was generously established by David's first cousin, Jack B. Baldwin (TCU '82).
***  In 1996, David's remains were re-interred at Scottsville Cemetery, a family cemetery in Scottsville, Texas.  

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