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Arthur “Art” Noble SandersPassing: October 8, 2022


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Chastain Funeral Home

Thursday, October 13 @ 4:00pm-6:00pm


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MITCHELL – Arthur “Art” Noble Sanders, 87, passed away Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born December 27, 1934, in Huron, he was the son of Harold and Catherine (McCain) Sanders.  He married Donna Mae Brewer October 1966 and she survives.

Art was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.  He was a 1953 graduate of Mitchell High School, received his Bachelor’s degree from Franklin College, where he played football, and he received his Master’s degree from Indiana University.  Art worked as a science and biology teacher for West Washington Junior and Senior High Schools.  He was an avid sports fan and he coached football for almost 30 years.  Coach Sanders had a 10-0 record in 1976, was an assistant All-Star coach for Indiana in 1977 and coached his team to win the PLAC championship in 1984.  Art was a member of the American Legion Post No. 250 and the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.  He enjoyed farming in his retirement and was a very hardworking man.  Family was important and Art loved his family.

Surviving are his wife, Donna Mae Sanders of Mitchell, children, Renee (Larry) Scott Doss of Mitchell, Lee (Carol) Sanders of Mitchell; grandchildren, Mason (Erica) Doss, Nicolas (Erica) Doss, Carlee (Dillon) Crane, and Jessica Sanders; siblings, Gloria Lyons of Atlanta, Georgia, Edna Riedenauer of Louisville, Kentucky, Cathy Sanders of Louisville, Kentucky; and 3 great-grandchildren.

His parents; son, Rodney Scott; and four brothers and one sister preceded him in death.

Cremation has been chosen with a Celebration of Life visitation held from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 13 in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

Memorial Contributions:  Alzheimer’s Association

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5 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Tonnette Babette Cartin (fka Wilson) | Virginia Beach, VA
    Date: October 14, 2022
    I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Arthur's passing. Love to all.
  2. Guest: Andrea Pedigo | GARDENDALE, AL
    Date: October 11, 2022
    So sorry to hear of a Art’s passing. Prayers are with your family. Was so fortunate to be able to teach and sponsor classes with him.
  3. Guest: Mary Lagle | Mitchell, IN
    Date: October 11, 2022
    Art was a good man, neighbor, and friend. Love and prayers for comfort during this difficult sad time. Gerry and Pauline Lagle
  4. Guest: Jamie &Randy Pemberton | Bedford ind
    Date: October 10, 2022
    RIP Art May God hold your family in his arms during this difficult time. Remembering Monday night bowling with you and your family
  5. Guest: Sean Miller | Bedford, In, 47421
    Date: October 10, 2022
    I am so sorry For your lost you guys are Sad God Bless you Guys!!!!