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Robert Anderson (09-14-2017)
Photo of Robert AndersonFuneral services for
Robert “Bob” Anderson,
77, of Farmerville were
held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday,
September 12, 2017, at
Farmerville United Methodist
Church with Bro. Hank
Hamilton and Bro. Rubin
Weaver officiating. Burial
was in Evergreen cemetery
under the direction of
Farrar Funeral Home in
Mr. Anderson went to
his heavenly home on September
9, 2017. He was a
lifelong resident of Union
Parish and a member of
Farmerville United Methodist
Church. Bob had a great
appreciation for the outdoors and really enjoyed being a
talented fisherman and hunter. He especially liked woodworking
and spent countless hours in his shop. He was a
great husband, father and PaPa.
He served his country in the United States Navy for five
years as an Engineman 1st Class. He was stationed in Pearl
Harbor and also spent time on board submarine USS Sabolo.
Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by: His parents,
Raymond and Lois Reeves Anderson; father and mother-inlaw,
Jim and Madoline McMaster Grier; grandparents, Levy
and Mae Anderson; and sister-in-law, Linda Grier Barron.
Left to cherish his memory are: His loving wife of 46
1/2 years, Peggy Jane Grier Anderson of Farmerville; two
sons – Carey B. Anderson and wife Holly of Farmerville
and Patrick Grier Anderson and wife Melody of Bernice;
a sister, Brenda Anderson Albritton and husband Danny
of Farmerville; three brothers-in-law – Jimmy Grier and
wife, Joyce, Bobby Grier and wife Toni, and Dwain Barron;
five grandchildren – Reece, Rhett, Ragan, Riley and Micah;
as well as other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Buddy Fisher, Joe Harper, Marcus
Grier, Scotty Booth, Dean Smith and Stein Baughman, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers were Marvin McAdams, Fred
Young, Gary Ezell, Jon Yelton and Bobby Knickerbocker.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, September
11, 2017, at Farmerville United Methodist Church.
Any planned memorials can be sent to Farmerville
United Methodist Church, Trail Life Troop 16 or Antioch
Baptist Church Junior Youth/Youth Group.
Online memorials may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.