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“He did not have his Doctorate in Nuclear Physics although he did work in those areas for Cape Canaveral. He had earned a Master's in Education. He...Read More »
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James W. Sanderson; age 93, of Hilton Head Island, S.C. passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 in the Bloom of Hilton Head Care Center. A resident of Tide Point for six years, he was well loved and appreciated for his wonderful sense of humor, and his grateful prayers. A memorial service will be held at the Vi , Tide Pointe retirement community on Tuesday, October 8, at 1:30 p.m.. Dr. Sanderson was born on February 29, 1920 in Wilmington, N.C. to James Claude Sanderson and Rebecca Alma Sandlin Sanderson. He received his Doctorate in Nuclear Physics, and was employed with the Florida Education System, University Division. He had a strong Christian faith, and attended services at Tide Pointe. Survivors include his devoted wife, Helen Brinson Sanderson; daughters; Sherron Sanderson, of Hollywood, Fl. and Francis Jean Davis of Elon, N.C.; his daughter and son-in-law Alice and Richard Wright, and his step-son and daughter Bill and Mary Beth Milby of Pitts, GA. Stepson-son William and Margo Sheeps of Sherwood, AR and grandchildren and great grandchildren. His memory will be cherished by all. The Island Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.