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Richard Aaron Saunders

September 11, 1954 ~ September 18, 2021 (age 67)


Saunders, Richard Aaron 
Age 67, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. He was born in Rantoul , IL on September 11, 1954. He enjoyed star wars, star trek, playing golf, karaoke. He loved being with family and talking about everything.  He was a P.F.C. in the Army in 1974. He was the oldest child of three. He worked in construction after being discharged from the Army. He got married to Josie on June 7, 1997 in Illinois, they moved to Albuquerque, NM in 1998. They just celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary this year. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary Magdalene and James Ernest.
Richard is survived by wife, Josie Saunders; children, Steven Moore, Scott Moore and partner Jessica Romero, Susan Saenz and husband, Julio; siblings, James Saunders and wife Cathi, Cassandra Heiser and husband, Rodney; seven grandchildren, Cesar Saenz, Jaylah Saenz, Andres Saenz, Gabriel Moore, Natalie Moore, Amilliana Moore, Carter Moore; five nephews and nieces; 10 great nephews and nieces and his pets, Abey and Daisy.
Visitation will be held from 11:00am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 25, 2021 with a Funeral service to follow at 1:00 pm at Strong Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE. To view information or leave a condolence please visit  
Daniels Family Funeral Services
1100 Coal Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106


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September 25, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Strong - Thorne Mortuary

Funeral Service
September 25, 2021

1:00 PM
Strong Thorne Mortuary, Albuquerque

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