William (Bill) Carroll Sanderson, 77, of Lake Havasu city returned home to the lord with his family and loved ones at his bedside wishing him a peaceful journey on October 06, 2010. He was born on July 01, 1933 in Chicago, Ill. to Carl and Clara Marie Sanderson.
Bill served his country and community with courage, integrity and pride as a United States Marine Corporal and Los Angeles City Firefighter. America and the US Flag meant respect and dignity to Bill and he proudly flew the US flag daily over his home. His journey on earth started in Chigaco, Ill. and traveled through Los Angeles, CA, South Pasadena, Ca., Parker, AZ. and finally Lake Havasu City, AZ. He touched many throughout his traveled communities with his sense of humor and the smile that was always present upon his face. He loved to golf and be on the river and lake boating with his family and friends. is dogs adored him and they could do no wrong in Bill's eyes. Bill will be deeply missed every day of the rest of our lives and will be remembered in our thoughts and prayers wntil the days we are reunited with him in the Kingdom of God.
Bill is survived by his wife of 47 years, Lolita Sanderson; daughters, Vicki, Colleen and Kathy; sons, Greg and Tim; grandchildren, Matt, Kevin, Chris, Carly, Kyle, Nick, Claire and Sean; a delightful great granddaughter, Chloe and his beloved dogs, CJ, Bogie and Fritz.
A family gathering will take place at a yet to be determined time and location to celebrate his passing. In lieu of flowers and cards, the family requests that you take a moment to tell your loved ones how important family and friends are to you in your life here on earth and sharethe love you feel for them in your heart by taking the time to tell them how much they truly mean to you. God Bless all of you and God bless America.