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PEORIA ~ Nathan Heath Sanders, 43, of Peoria passed away on October 9, 2020 at 5:15 p.m. from an enlarged heart.

Born January 7, 1977 in Peoria to Emmett Lee and Sharon (Hunt) Sanders.

Surviving are his mother, Sharon Hunt; one sister, Emily Sanders of Wyoming; seven brothers, Aron Sanders of Peoria, Emmett K. (Maggie) Sanders of Alabama, Sam Rogers of Minnesota, Christopher Sanders of Peoria, Matt Beals of Pekin, Jamie Shields of Pekin, Damon Bruen of Pekin; two nephews, Jared Sanders of Wyoming, Jenner Lee Jacobs of Colorado; Life partner Sheri Gregory, many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Emmett Lee Sanders; two aunts, Kathy Hunt, Wilma Moore; three uncles, Fellow Sanders, Clarence Sanders, Fox Foster, and one cousin James Banks Jr.

Nathan loved life, the Green bay Packers, music, and spending time with friends and family. He had the gift of accepting people at face value for who they were without hesitation. He is going to be greatly missed by all. Heaven gained the best angel. Fly high Nathan you have got your wings.

Celebration of life will be held 5 to 9 p.m. Friday November 6, 2020 at Diesel Night Club, 629 Main St, Peoria, IL 61602. 

Cremation rites have been accorded.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

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