A native of Wayne County, he was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church of Ludlow. He was a musician and a Kentucky Colonel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil Anderson and Mabel Troxell Anderson; a son, Eric Anderson; a brother, Herschel Anderson; and a sister, Ina Koger.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Buller Anderson of Monticello; sons Auston Anderson of Benton and Jason Anderson of Hebron, Ky.; daughters Gloria Lewis, Robin Anderson, Stephanie McCoy and Lydia DeFrancscui, all of Benton, and LeAnne Payton of Fort Worth, Texas; brothers Willard Anderson of Monticello and Paul David Anderson of Oneida, Tenn.; sisters Lozena Khulman and Annabelle Braden, both of Monticello; 17 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home in Stearns, Ky., with Bro. Hap Strunk and Rev. Mark Sewell officiating. Burial followed in the Elk Springs Cemetery in Monticello.
Condolences may be sent to the family at Strunkfh@yahoo.com.