Anderson, James Willard

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

James Willard Anderson, 82, of Rossville, Georgia, died on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at his residence. 

He was a member of Bible Way Baptist Church where he served as a greeter and usher since 1973.  Mr. Anderson had 22 years of distinguished service with the United States Navy serving during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam. He retired from Combustion Engineering as a crane operator.  

Mr. Anderson was a loving husband, father,  grandfather, and an avid fisherman. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Boyd and Caroline Oliver; three brothers, and two sisters.

Survivors are wife of 58 years, Deloris Guffey Anderson; sons, James Michael (Anji) Anderson, Currituck, N.C., Timothy R. (Cheryl) Anderson Rossville, and Billy Joe (Sherrie) Anderson, Chickamauga; daughter, Linda (Raymond) Hoffer, Placedio, Tx.; brother, Freddie Joe Anderson, Chattanooga; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Vincent Estill officiating. Interment will be in National Cemetery with his nephews serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Bibleway Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bibleway Baptist Church Building Fund or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends from 4-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.


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