Junior Ralph Anderson, 91
Junior Ralph Anderson, 91, of the Howards Ridge community near Gainesville, died peacefully on Feb. 4, 2018, at the Gainesville Health Care Center in Gainesville. No local services are planned at this time.
Mr. Anderson was born March 3, 1926, in Mammoth, the son of Myrtle and Elmer Anderson. In 1944, he moved to St Louis, where he met Dorothy Lee Stone from Bakersfield. They married in 1947. Mr. Anderson retired from McDonell Douglas Aircraft as a machinist after 33 years’ employment. He and his wife moved to Howards Ridge in 1990.
He gave his life to Jesus Christ at the age of 32 and was a faithful and loyal servant of the Lord. He was known for his strong work ethic. He loved traveling to South Texas with his wife and spending the winter months in their RV. He will truly be missed by all.
He is survived by Dorothy, his wife of 70 years; two sons, Gary Anderson and wife Nancy of St. Peters, and Ricky Anderson of the home place in Howards Ridge; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and and brothers Travis, Hershel and Bill Anderson.
Arrangements by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville.