He was born Jan. 16, 1963 in Karnes City to Antonio Sanders, Sr. and Ninfa Reyes Sanders. Lupe was a Carpenter. He loved playing his guitar and singing.
Survivors include his mother Ninfa Sanders of Karnes City; sisters, Rachel Sanders and Ninfa Sanders; brothers, Ruben Sanders and Antonio Sanders, Jr.
Preceded in death by his father and brother Martin Sanders.
A rosary was recited at 7 p.m., Monday, June 11, 2012 at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel in Karnes City, with a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed in the Karnes City Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Mike Salazar, Frank Leal Jr., Frank Leal III, Randy Sanders, Ramiro Alaniz, and James Rosales. Funeral services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home where the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.