Sunday, May 11, 2014
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John T. "Ted" Saunders, 80, husband of Peggy Ann Knight Saunders of Beaufort, S.C., died Saturday, April 19, 2014 in College Medical Center in Walterboro, S.C. Funeral services were held at Anderson Funeral Home on April 23, 2014 and John was buried in Beaufort National Cemetery with military honors.

Mr. Saunders was born on August 16, 1933 in New York City. He is the son of the late Benjamin Saunders and Margaret Demeritt Saunders.

Mr. Saunders was a member of Shell Point Baptist Church and served our country in the U.S. Air Force. He retired from Civil Service in 1988 after 35 years of service.

Surviving are his wife, Peggy Ann of Beaufort, S.C.; one daughter, Diane Caldwell (Jeff) of St, Helena Island, S.C.; one grandson, Tanner Caldwell of St. Helena Island, S.C. One sister, Audrey Herron (Doug) of Texas, three sister-in-laws; Claudia Saunders of Clearwater, Fla., Jeannette Saunders of Key West, Fla. and Mary Suchower (John) of Richmond Hill, Ga. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Thomas D. Saunders and Benjamin G. Saunders, Jr.

The family suggest that donations be made to Alzheimer's Family Services of Greater Beaufort, P.O. Box 1514, Beaufort, S.C. 29901 or