Bedford-David Saunders, 54, of Bedford, passed away at 3:05 PM on Monday, February 21, 2022, at the I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born May 26, 1967, in Upland, California he was the son of John and Debbie (Tomes) Saunders. He was a self-employed carpenter and painter for many years. David loved his family. He often spoke his favorite saying, “It is what it is.” David was also an excellent cook and spent many hours volunteering for Bertha’s Mission. He was baptized on July 14, 2020, at the Apostolic Faith Assembly.
Survivors include a sister, Dorothy Saunders of Missouri, his ex-wife Beth Whitaker-Shafer, his aunt Barbara Murphy of Bedford, and several cousins from Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son, David Saunders, Jr.
Following David’s wishes cremation was chosen. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Faith Assembly.