Audis Sanderson

Obituary of Audis Sanderson

Audis Sanderson age 85 of Cedar Grove has gone to his eternal home to be with his savior in heaven on Sunday November 10, 2019, surrounded by family that deeply loved him.


He was born in Pink Hill, NC the son of Nuley Sanderson Sr. and Eula Blizzard.

Audis was in the Navy and served in the Korean Campaign on the U.S. Sperry AS-12 stationed in San Diego, CA. He also served in the Army National Guard, Sergeant Company D-28 Combat Aviation Battalion Attack Helicopter.

Audis retired from General Electric Durham, NC as an Industrial Tool Crib Supervisor and Inspector.


He was preceded in death by his father Nuley Sanderson Sr. and mother Eula Blizzard; Brothers Harold, Cecil, Rudolph, and Speck Sanderson; Sisters Ercelle Squires, Louinda Edgerton, Ida Jones, and Janie Turner. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Nan Sanderson; son Gary Sanderson; daughter Deneen Sanderson Mullens and her husband Joseph Allen Mullens; Sister Linda Butts; grandchildren Joseph Tyler Mullens, Nikki Leann Smith and husband Joshua Aaron Smith, Kelsey Sanderson Lamb and husband Zachariah Christopher Lamb, and Fiona Gabriela Sanderson.


A celebration of his life will be held on November 15, 2019 at Walker’s Funeral Home of Hillsborough 204 N. Churton St Hillsborough NC, 27278. Visitation beginning at 12:30 p.m. and Memorial Service starting at 2:00 p.m. officiated by Reverend Deborah Carmichael. Graveside service to follow at Walnut Grove United Methodist Church 7215 Walnut Grove Church Road, Hurdle Mills NC, 27541.


If you would like in lieu of flowers a donation can be made to Duke Home Care and Hospice at and enter Duke Home Care and Hospice.


Walker's Funeral Home of Hillsborough is entrusted with the care of the Sanderson family. 

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