Albert C. Sanders IV of Sandwich, who worked as a computer analyst, died August 15 at the age of 61.
Born and raised in Hyannis, he was the son of Barbara A. Sanders and was the grandson of Harold and Ruth Williams.
A graduate of Barnstable High School, in his youth he was a Boy Scout and took pride in earning his badges and camping jamborees with his pack. He also enjoyed camping experiences with the St. Vincent de Paul Society for several years.
Mr. Sanders joined the United States Army in 1980 and served as a sergeant until 1984. While enlisted, he worked on computer programming for launching the Hercules Missile. While stationed in Germany, he was able to travel in Europe and explore Germany and Italy.
In his profession as a computer analyst he found satisfaction in working at Data Management Systems. Previous positions were at Cape Cod Bank & Trust, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and, more recently, at Savant Systems.
Mr. Sanders had a lifelong love of music and while growing up was a drummer who played in basement jam sessions with his neighborhood buddies. He became a music connoisseur, owning music from the 1930s to present day comprising every genre. He also frequented live concert performances and music festivals.
He stayed active with playing volleyball, was a dedicated fan of the New England Patriots and enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox.
He leaves a sister and many cousins, aunts and uncles.
Burial was at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Centerville.