Anderson, James Ronald "Ronnie" (Cleveland)

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

James Ronald "Ronnie" Anderson, 69, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 in a local hospital.

He was born on May 29, 1947 to the late JW and June Anderson. He was a Vietnam veteran in the United States Navy. He retired from Duracell with over 30 years of employment. He enjoyed boating, fishing, and camping. But his greatest joy was spending time with his granddaughter Gracie.

Ronnie is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Connie Anderson; son, Tony Anderson and his wife Ann; granddaughter, Gracie Anderson; and many in-laws that were like brothers and sisters to him.

A celebration of his life is planned for Thursday, July 28 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Companion Funeral Home located at 2419 Georgetown Road NW in Cleveland, TN. The interment and committal service followed by full military honors will take place on Friday, July 29 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chattanooga National Cemetery. The funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. on Friday morning. 

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. service time in the funeral home parlor. 

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the "go fund me" page of Emma Cummings. She's a 13 year old girl from Cleveland who was recently diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Please donate in memory of Ronnie at https://www.gofundme.com/emmastrong1 .

Companion Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.


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