NEW Port Richey (FBW)—Guy Sanders Jr., past president of Gideons International and a member of First Baptist Church in New Port Richey, died July 8 following a long illness. He was 85.
A retired architect, Sanders had worked with the Gideons since 1959, and served as president of the international organization 1979-1983. He travelled the world delivering Bibles and persuading leaders of nations, including Idi Amin, to allow Bible distribution. Sanders was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Sanders is survived by his wife of 65 years, Alice; his children, Guy Sanders III, Perry Sanders and Linda Sanders-Moore; eight grandchildren and 11 great grand children.
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