|Birth: ||Mar. 26, 1923|
|Death: ||May 5, 2010|
Rex Eugene Anderson, 87, of Kingman, Indiana, passed away May 5, 2010, in Highland, Ind., after a short battle with cancer.
He was born March 26, 1923 in Robinson, Il. to Clara Anderson-Shears. Rex had two brothers, Roland Shears and Donald Shears. On Nov. 16, 1946, Rex married Norma Ruth Meek in Robinson, Ill. Rex and Norma moved to Hammond, Ind., in 1952 where Rex worked several jobs before taking over the City Service (later Citgo) station at 169th and Southeastern in Hammond. After closing the station, Rex was a partner in Jim's Disposal Service before selling the business to Waste Management, where Rex worked the remainder of his career. Rex retired in 1986, and moved to Lake Holiday Hideaway in Kingman, Ind.
Rex is survived by his wife of 63 years, Norma Anderson of Kingman, Ind.; sons, Charles (Judith) Anderson of Highland, Ind., Donald Anderson of McNabb, Ill., and Rex (Maria) Anderson of Hammond, Ind.; grandchildren, Lisa (Jay) Mendoza, Christopher Anderson, Jennifer Anderson, Tracy Anderson, Michael Anderson, Kristina Anderson, Joseph Anderson, Zachery Anderson, Melanie Anderson, David Anderson, Venessa (Justin) Aloia; great-grandchildren, Christine Anderson and Savanna Aloia.
He was preceded in death by his son, John Anderson (1991); his brother, Roland Shears (1991) and his mother, Clara Shears (2004).
He served the U.S. Army during WW II.
Kingman Fraternal Cemetery
Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: May 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52109438
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