Gerald Ray Saunders, 78, of Cape Coral, FL passed away on January 25, 2018 at Health Park Medical Center. He was born on December 26, 1939 in Rice Lake, Wisconsin to the late Anthony and Evelyn Elvie (Brown) Zeppa. Gerald was a Veteran, and he worked in Construction. He enjoyed yard work and scuba diving. He is survived by his daughter, Kimberly D. Lewis of Ft. Myers, FL; his son, Lance Matthew Saunders of Cape Coral, FL; his daughter, Kelly Lynn Saunders of Cape Coral, FL; his 5 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; and his girlfriend, Linda Cleveland of Cape Coral, FL. Gerald was a loving father, and he was loved by all. Arrangements are under the care and trust of Affordable Cremations by Baldwin Brothers.