Elton Eugene “Gene” Sanders, 78, of Ft. McCoy, FL passed away April 13, 2017 at his home. Gene was the owner and operator of Hollywood Tool & Die. He was an auto racing enthusiast and also enjoyed fishing and spending time with family. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Phyllis Bowen Sanders; daughter, Lori and Husband Mike Losenbeck; son, Kevin and wife Patty Sanders of NJ; brother, Wayne Sanders of MD; granddaughter, Jamie and husband Michael Cooper; grandson, Eric Losenbeck and several nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, Donnell Sanders. A gathering of friends and family will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Baldwin Brothers Funerals & Cremations 954 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Ocala, FL 352-236-5884.