Gene (Milk Man) Saunders

Obituary of Gene (Milk Man) Randolph Saunders

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Gene (Milk Man) Randolph Saunders, 80, of Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2023.  He was born on Tuesday, September 29, 1942, to the late Claude Delmar Saunders & Virginia Overstreet Saunders.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Harriet Ann Mitchell Saunders; grandson, Cody Saunders & son, Dale Saunders.

Gene was a self-employed milk hauler and an avid farmer.

He is survived by his daughter, Donna Jones; granddaughter, Jessica Fark (Austin); grandson, Dakota Nichols; three great-grandchildren; sister, Marie Batten (Lin); special friends, Barry & Faye Martin, Gene & Cathy Logwood, Wayne & Kathy Whitworth; numerous nieces & nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Centra Hospice, 1621 Whitfield Drive, #C, Bedford, VA, 24523.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 1, 2023, at Morgans Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Murphy officiating.  The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 31, 2023, at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.

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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 31, 2023
Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
Bedford, Virginia, United States

Graveside Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday, September 1, 2023
Morgans Baptist Church Cemetery
2086 Morgans Church Road
Bedford, Virginia, United States
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1942 - 2023

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