|Birth: ||Dec. 31, 1916|
|Death: ||Mar. 14, 2008|
Leonard Rex "Sac" Anderson, 91, of Arcola, Ill., passed away at 2:10 a.m. on Friday, March 14, 2008, at the Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System, Danville.
Mr. Anderson was born on December 31, 1916, in Fairfield, Iowa. He was a son of Samuel Edward and Edna Bell (Scott) Anderson. He married Lillian Janes on July 4, 1938, in Arcola, Ill. She passed away on January 17, 1985.
He is survived by seven children, Larry Ronald Anderson and his wife Sharon of Tuscola, Ill., Sue Clark and her husband John of Champaign, Ill., Phillip Anderson and his wife Debbie and William "Bill" Anderson and his wife Rita all of Arcola, Ill., Dennis Anderson and his wife Dorothy and Ken Anderson and his wife Mary Ann all of Mattoon, Ill., and Lynn Blissard of Phoenix, Ariz.; 28 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; one half brother; two stepbrothers and one stepsister.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian, one grandson, Troy Clark, two great-grandchildren, Brianna and Jacob VonBehren, three brothers, Howard, Orville and John Anderson, one sister Icie Huckstep and a longtime friend, Vivian Russell.
Mr. Anderson was an Army veteran of World War II having served in Third Army under General George S. Patton. He was a life member of the Arcola VFW Post 7862, the Moose in Tuscola and Mid West Truckers Association.
He owned and operated Anderson's Package Delivery since 1950, from which he retired in 2001.
Full obiturary: The News-Gazette-Champaign-Urbana, IL March 15, 2008
Lillian A. Janes Anderson (1923 - 1985)*
Larry R. Anderson (1939 - 2011)*
Arcola Township Cemetery
Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: Mar 19, 2008
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