Melvin Sanderson, 94, of Paducah died at 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013.
He was a World War II veteran and a prisoner of war. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by two sons, Greg Sanderson of Paducah and Mike Sanderson of California; one daughter, Connie Clark of Arizona, and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean.
There will be no services or visitation.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society, 3140 Parisa Drive, Paducah, KY 42003.
Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.