Walter Timothy Saunders

Published 2:20 pm Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Walter Timothy Saunders “Tool Man Tim,” 66, of Carrollton, entered eternal rest on Dec. 21, 2021. Tim is survived by his wife of 46 years, Catherine; son, Timothy Saunders; daughter, Lora Arthur (Henry); grandsons Brayson, Ben, Arthur and Sawyer; brother Arthur Saunders Jr. (Gerry); sisters Paulette Smith (Mike) and Lineta Witherow; as well as seven nieces and nephews, and countless friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Arthur Saunders Sr., and his mother, Ida Anderson.

In life, Tim was the kind of man that would help whoever he could, however he could, wherever he could. His greatest joys were his four grandsons and being out on the water. He will forever be a beloved husband, father, grandaddy, brother, son, uncle and friend to all those that were fortunate enough to know him.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, at Little’s Funeral Home, Smithfield. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow on the Latimer Farm Cemetery, Carrollton. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Online condolences may be registered at

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