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Robert M. Sanders, Feb. 20, 2024


Robert Michael Sanders, age 45, of Bell Buckle, manager of the Bell Buckle Café, passed away February 20, 2024, at his home, under the loving care and comfort of his family and Hospice Compassus.
Funeral services will be 1 PM Monday, February 26, 2024, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Reverend Larry Sanders will officiate, with burial to follow in Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle.
The family will receive visitors 4-8 PM Sunday, and again one hour prior to service Monday, at the funeral home.
He was born July 21, 1978, in Shelbyville, to Janice Hayes Allen and Bobby Michael Sanders. In addition to serving as the manager of the Bell Buckle Café, Robert enjoyed woodworking, camping, fishing, and anything outdoors.
Preceding him death were a brother, Nakia S. Sanders, grandfather, Gerard J. Hayes, grandmother, Rachel E. Hayes Thropp, grandfather, Ralph O. Sanders, grandmother, H. Marie Pass, and step grandfather, John E. Pass.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Heidi Lynn Heinike; children, Hayla Marie Sanders (Joe), Haven Alexis Sanders, Hunter Michael sanders (Kassidee); grandchildren, Kyler Michaael Sanders, Hendrix Ryan Harper, K’Lynn Jade Sanders, Keegan Nicole Sanders, and Kirkland Gregory Sanders; mother, Janice Lynne Allen, father, Bobby Michael Sanders (David), step father, Kenley Kyle Allen; a sister, Takesta Lynne West, nieces and nephews, Ryan Sanders, Isabella Smith, Zander Smith, and many more.
Memorials may be made to: Bedford Cancer Foundation, PO Box 1523, Shelbyville, TN 37162-1523. Call931.488.4188, bedfordcancerfoundation@gmail.com