Buck

Buck

Denton

Denton

Leonard

Leonard

Pearl

Pearl

Charlie

Charlie

Elijiah

Elijiah

Emmett

Emmett

Lot

Lot

Glennie

Glennie

Mr. Carson

Mr. Carson

Employee Spotlights From Past

Buck      

Buck and his wife Addie lived at Harewood beginning in the 1940’s. Addie helped Aunt Evelyn in the house and Buck was Uncle Dick’s spray man for the orchards. He learned to spray using a team of horses then eventually used a Case tractor that was later labeled “Buck’s Tractor.”

Denton                 

Denton moved to the farm in the 1930’s to begin work. He was Sam Saunders Sr.’s ‘right hand man’. Denton lived in a home across from the Saunders Brothers office and worked on the farm until his retirement.

 


Leonard                

Leonard was a top-notch equipment operator especially in the orchards. Leonard worked on the farm for over 50 years until his recent retirement.    


Pearl     

Pearl was second mother to Paul and Tatum’s children. She helped in the home for many years until her death. She was greatly loved by all the boys.


Charlie
                  

Charlie began work at Saunders Brothers in the 1940’s, and lived nearly his entire life on the farm. He was orchard spray man, truck driver, and a lifetime dedicated employee.

 

 





Elijah
     

Elijah worked on the farm for about 30 years beginning in the 1940’s. He was a mainstay on the peach packing line. Elijah had many family members work for Saunders Brothers including his nephew Charlie Earl Martin.



 



Emmett
                 

Emmett came to Saunders Brothers in the 1930’s. He and his brother Denton married sisters. Emmett built a home across from the packing shed and lived there until his death. Emmett was a labor foreman for the orchard as well as a master at working horses.

 

 



Lot
         

Lot cut right-of-way on the survey crew for many years in spite of a terrible fear of snakes and bees.

 



 

 

Glennie                 

Glennie worked on the survey crew and other jobs for over 30 years before retiring. He was known for his good hearted pranks and razor sharp bush axe.  

 

Mr. Carson          

Mr. Carson, as most know him, came to Saunders Brothers in 1992. He was an iconic figure of the Farm Market until his retirement at age 84. Saunders Brothers named a peach after him.  

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