R. Scott Sanders
Funeral Director & Embalmer
R. Scott Sanders, a second generation licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, and pre-need counselor, president of Kreighbaum-Sanders and Sanders Funeral Homes. Scott is a life resident of Canton and East Canton and a graduate of Canton South High School. He attended the Ohio State University and Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, where he received a degree in Mortuary Science. He is a member and past president of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association District 16. Scott has volunteered for 26 years with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival where he served as Chairman for various committees and in 2002 was the General Chairman of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival. He was active in the former East Canton Lions Club and an active member of the East Canton Rotary Club where he is a charter member and past president. Scott also is a member of the Boy Scouts of America, Buckeye Council Advisory Board, and was the chairman of the Osnaburg Township Citizens Fire Department Committee. Scott had served as a wrestling coach with the Canton Local School System for 6 years. He is the recipient of the 1999 Canton Jaycees Distinguished Service Award, 2014 Osnaburg Citizen of the Year and the Stark County Grange Community Volunteer of the Year. He is a member of Indian Run Christian Church. Scott operates a small hobby farm where he raises beef cattle which started out as a 4-H project for his children. Scott and his wife, Julie, have three sons, Chase, Brock and Drew.