Larry Wayne Saunders

September 12, 1957 ~ November 16, 2021 (age 64)


It is with great sadness that the family of Larry Wayne Saunders announces his unexpected passing on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at the age of 64.

Larry was born on September 12, 1957, in Dallas, Texas. He moved to Quinlan, Texas in 1976 where he graduated from Ford High School. He worked at Fritz Chemicals in Mesquite, Texas until his struggle with chronic diabetes worsened.

Larry was known for his friendly smile and never-met-a-stranger personality. He loved to spend time with his family and especially enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sporting events and performances. His hobbies included NASCAR, the Dallas Cowboys, fishing, going to the water park, card games, dominoes, and taking care of the lawn. He looked forward every night to his mother’s cooking and would enjoy an ice cream dessert afterwards.

He is survived by his mother, Pauline Strawn; son, Larry (Mandi) Saunders; daughter, Stacey (Marcus) Palmer; daughter-in-law, Megan Saunders; seven grandchildren, Dylan Saunders, MacKensi Saunders, Noah Saunders, RJ Bias, Skylar Bias, Hunter Palmer, and Jaxson Saunders; brothers, Ricky (Donna) Saunders, Randall (Frances) Strawn; sisters, Debra (Mark) Ramirez, Patricia (Donald) Boyett; many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his stepfather, Danny Strawn; son, Corey Saunders; grandson, Nathan Saunders.

Viewing will be held on Monday, November 22, 2021, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Funeral to be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at 11:00am.

Both will be held at Quinlan Funeral Home, 8930 TX-34, Quinlan, TX, 75474.

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November 22, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Quinlan Funeral Home
8930 Hwy 34 South
Quinlan, TX 75474

Funeral Service
November 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Quinlan Funeral Home
8930 Hwy 34 South
Quinlan, TX 75474

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