Donald “Don” Saunders, 70, of Greeneville, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at Greeneville\nCommunity East. He was retired form Greeneville Technology Center as the Welding Instructor. He was an Avid Fisherman, Mason, and Member of GWRRA, chapter in Naples Fl.\n \nHe is survived by his wife of 52 years, Francie Saunders; son & daughter-in-law: Donnie & Angela Saunders; daughter: Francine Saunders; grandchildren: Nicole & Charles Dicola, Mikenzie & Adam Thorpe, Riley Edwards, Devin Saunders; great-grandchildren: Jayden Dicola, AJ Thorpe, Ryann Thorpe; brother: Ward “Tim” Saunders; 2 sisters & brother-in-law: Judith & James Ripley, Shirley Gleockner; brother-in-law & sister-in-law: Michael & Sonja Garrison; several nieces and nephews.\n \nHe was preceded in death by his parents: Ward & Julia Saunders; brother: Gerald Saunders; sister-in-law: Susan Saunders; brother-in-law: Benjamin Morrell.\n \nThe family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 1-3 & 5-7pm at Jeffers Funeral Services Downtown. The funeral will be Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 11am at Jeffers Funeral Services Downtown, Randy Wells and Pastor Bill Willis officiating. Interment will follow at Graceland Memorial Gardens.\n \nPallbearers will be: Rob Robbins, Jason Whitson, Don Burchnell, Terry Nichols, Mike Lane, and Randy Wells.\n \nIn lieu of flowers, you may donate to Greeneville Technology Center, Attn: Randy Wells, at 1121 Hal Henard Rd., Greeneville Tn 37743.\n \n \n \nThoughts and memories may be shared with the family at www.jeffersmortuary.com Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.\n \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nDonald "Don" Paul Saunders, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.