|Birth: ||Nov. 14, 1924|
|Death: ||May 10, 1997|
LONACONING,MARYLAND --Earl Frederick Anderson, 72, of 40 Florida Way, Lonaconing, died Saturday, May 10, 1997, at the Egle Nursing Home, Lonaconing, where he had been a resident since June 3, 1996.
Born Nov. 14, 1924, in Lonaconing, he was a son of the late James H. and Atlantic ``Lannie'' (Click) Anderson.
Mr. Anderson was Methodist by faith. He was a 1942 graduate of Central High School, Lonaconing. After graduating high school, Earl worked for the N.Y.A. in Lonaconing before going into the U.S. Army. Mr. Anderson was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He served in the European Theater, 567th Anti-Aircraft Battalion, 3rd Army, under General George S. Patton.
Earl was awarded the American Campaign Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, and the American Theater Ribbon, European-African Middle Eastern Theater with four bronze stars, indicating participation in the North France, Ardennes, Rhineland, and Central Europe Campaigns.
His other decorations included an Army of Occupation Medal, Honorable Service Lapel Button World War II, Marksman Badge with Rifle Bar, Expert Badge with Submachine Gun Bar, and the Good Conduct Medal.
He was a retired machinist of Celanese Fibers Co. with 42 years of service. He was a member of Mountain Lodge No. 99 A.F. & A.M., Frostburg; a member of the Ali Ghan Shrine Temple, Cumberland, and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite, Valley of Cumberland.
He was a member of American Legion Farrady Post No. 24, Frostburg, a member of the Senior Citizens of Georges Creek, and a member of the AARP.
Surviving are his wife, Lila Maxine (Beeman) Anderson; two daughters, Sarah A. Daniels and husband Jim, New Creek, W.Va., and Rhonda A. Ternent and husband Mark, Wyo.; one grandson, James Daniels; one sister, Vernell Gowans and husband Marvin, Winchester, Va.; and two brothers, John ``Jack'' Anderson and wife Mary, Frostburg, and Harold F. Anderson and wife Erma, Frostburg.
Friends will be received at the Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, Lonaconing, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Mountain Lodge No. 99 A.F. & A.M. will hold a memorial service at the funeral home Monday at 7:30 p.m.
Services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Richard Mortimore officiating.
Interment will be in Laurel Hills Cemetery, Moscow Mills.
Graveside military rites will be accorded by American Legion Farrady Post No. 24, Frostburg.
James H. Anderson (1885 - 1946)
Lannie H. Anderson (1885 - 1970)
Lila Maxine Beeman Anderson (1929 - 2004)*
John W. Anderson (1914 - 2001)*
Earl Frederick Anderson (1924 - 1997)
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Plot: Section 9
Created by: Joe Mckenzie
Record added: Oct 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42703551
Earl was awarded the American Campaign Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, and the American Theater Ribbon, European-African Middle Eastern Theater with ===four bronze stars.|
Added: Oct. 4, 2009