10/30/1940 – 6/29/2022
Papillion – Robert James Sanderson was born in Omaha, Nebraska October 30th, 1940 to Edwin and Virginia Sanderson. He was the younger brother to Jeanne Sanderson.
Bob graduated Central Tech High School in 1958, and went on to Omaha Western Technical School. He worked for IBM, and Schneider among other companies. Bob worked in sales until 1990, at which time he went into trucking. He ended his career working with his son-in-law at Baxter Auto Group.
He was married to Sandra (Manley) and was the father to sons Stephen (and Kathleen), Rodney (and Cynthia), James (and Maria), and daughter Michelle (and Randy Hamling). He was grandfather to Dustin, Tyler, Karissa, Cody, Derek, Mia, Eva, Keeli, and Lia, and great-grandfather to Mila, Owen, Breelle, and Sterling.
Robert became a Christian early in life, and enjoyed a personal relationship with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It was this faith which gave meaning and purpose to his life and work. Sandy and Robert are members of Grace Baptist Church in Papillion.
He most enjoyed church activities, spending time with family, playing card games with friends, and camping with Sandy and their dog.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, and brother-in-law Donald.
Visitation Tuesday 10:00 – 11:00 AM at Grace Baptist Church. Memorial Service 11:00 AM Tuesday (7/5/22) at Grace Baptist Church 205 E Halleck St. Papillion, NE. Memorials to Grace Baptist Church or the family to be determined later.
Roeder Mortuary, Inc. – 108th Street Chapel
2727 N 108th St – Omaha, NE – 402-496-9000