|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1930|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 2007|
Kenneth E. Anderson, 77 of Drexel, Mo., passed away October 17, 2007 at his home. "Andy," as he was known to his friends, was born January 27, 1930 at Hume, Mo., to Ira Oliver and Anna Lucille (Rainey) Anderson. He was the youngest of 11 children.
Kenneth graduated from Hume High School and join the Army in 1952. He married Frances Gammon in September of 1954 at Ft. Baker, California. They had three sons, Kevin, Kenny and Kerry.
Kenneth saw four tours of overseas duty including, Korea, Germany and Vietnam. He also took part in the atomic test in Nevada. He spent most of his time in the Food Service where he helped organize the first pizza parlor in the Army. Kenneth retied from the Army in 1972 at Ft. Carson, Colo. He was a lifetime member of the VFW.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers, and three sisters. He is survived by his wife, Frances, of the home; three sons, Kevin of Clay Center, Kans., Kenny and wife Sue of Adrian, Mo., and Kerry and wife Shelly of Drexel. Additional survivors include four grandchildren, Robb Anderson and wife Mindy, Tabetha and husband Gene, Alyssa Folsom, and Rachel Anderson; two great-grandchildren, Madison and Braydon Anderson; and one sister, Virginia Finley, Hume, Mo. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Kenneth loved spending time with family and friends and will be greatly missed by all.
Burial with full military honors will be at Sharon Cemetery near Drexel following the service. Saturday, October 20, 2007
Thank you for the obituary of my cousin.
Wilson & Son Funeral Home
now know as
Mullinax Funeral Home
Ira Oliver Anderson (1885 - 1956)
Anna Lucille Raney Anderson (1885 - 1953)
Frances Louise Gammon Anderson (1934 - 2011)
William O. Anderson (1907 - ____)*
Earl Jess Anderson (1909 - 1985)*
Roy Lee Anderson (1911 - 1911)*
Edith Irene Anderson Caskey (1912 - 1994)*
Merle Walter Anderson (1914 - 1981)*
Charles Grant Anderson (1917 - 1997)*
Ruby Maxine Anderson Billingsley (1919 - 1986)*
Betty Ruth Anderson Barker (1924 - 2006)*
Clarence Eugene Anderson (1927 - 1929)*
Kenneth E Anderson (1930 - 2007)
Virginia Louise Anderson Finley (1932 - 2012)*
Created by: A & R
Record added: Feb 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33563878
REPOSE EN PAIX KENNETH!|
Added: Aug. 3, 2009
Rest in Peace Cousin|
A & R
Added: Feb. 5, 2009