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Bryan Eugene Sanders

May 6, 1988 ~ May 6, 2021 (age 33)


Bryan Eugene Sanders, 32, of Staten Island, New York passed away in his home, from Covid-19 on May 6, 2021. 

He was born May 6, 1988 to Eugene and Jo Erlene (Woods) Sanders in Grand Prairie, Texas. 

Bryan was a resident of Staten Island, New York, for approximately the last four years. Prior to this, he was a life-long resident of Bethel Acres, Oklahoma. 

Bryan graduated from Bethel High School in 2006. Bryan obtained his Veterinary Technician license after obtaining the required education and training. 

Bryan was sharing his life with his spouse Gabriella. Together they have one beautiful son, Beaux, who is 7 months old. 

At the time of his passing, Bryan was a Veterinary Technician at Richmond Valley Veterinary Practice. 

Bryan was a one-of-a-kind person, with an unforgettable smile. His laugh was contagious. He loved helping people so much and would do anything to help anyone. The only thing he cared for more than people, was animals. Caring for animals was Bryan’s life mission, which he accomplished daily. The only thing Bryan loved more than his family and friends, was Jesus Christ, his savior. Bryan was loved so dearly by so many people. His passing has forever changed those who were blessed enough to have shared their life with him. Bryan left a footprint on this world that can never be filled. 

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Earl and Juanita Woods and Norma Graham; niece, Makailah Bates; and aunt, Judith Collier. 

Survivors include his spouse, Gabriella Arnone of New York City, NY; 2 sons, Beaux Allen Sanders of New York City, NY and Ryder Andrew Sanders of Connecticut; mother and step-father, Jo and Allen Dale Graham of Shawnee, OK; father, Eugene Sanders of Carrollton, TX; father-in-law and mother-in-law,  Giovanni and Linda Arnone of New York City, NY; sister and brother-in-law, Amanda and Matthew Foreman of Harrah, OK; 2 nieces, Leila Foreman and Madelynn Foreman; nephew, Wyatt Foreman; and many loving friends and extended family. 

Service will be Saturday, June 5th, 2021, 11 am, at Blackburn Chapel Baptist Church, Bethel Acres, Oklahoma. Memorial and Celebration of Life will be under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.  Please join the celebration of Bryan’s life through Cooper Funeral Home’s Facebook page for live streaming of the service. 

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Memorial Service
June 5, 2021

11:00 AM
Blackburn Chapel Baptist Church
36305 Lake Road
Shawnee, OK 74801

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