Shawn Douglas Sanders

April 20, 1975 ~ May 8, 2020 (age 45)

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Shawn Douglas Sanders

1975 – 2020

Shawn Douglas Sanders, 45, of Fayette passed away at his home on May 8, 2020. 

Shawn was born in Fayette on April 20 1975.  He graduated from Southwest Missouri State University with a Bachelors Degree in Photo Journalism and previously attended Central Methodist College.  Shawn had been employed with J.C. Penney in Dallas, Texas as a fashion photographer for their advertising promotions.  During college he especially enjoyed working at the Springfield Daily News and working at the college as a sports photographer for the college and at Kansas City Chiefs games.

He enjoyed studying history and religion, storm chasing and was a NASCAR fan.  Shawn attended Faith Family Church in Fayette when he was younger.  His brother and father remember him as always seeing the good in others.

He is survived by his father, Sydney Sanders; a brother, Chad Sanders and a nephew, Salim Sanders all of Fayette.  His mother, Connie Gilmore preceded him in death.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family in care of Carr-Yager Funeral Home, P.O. Box 210, Fayette, MO 65248.

Cremation arrangements entrusted to Carr-Yager Funeral Home.

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