Joseph Robert Anderson

Joseph Robert Anderson

Birth
USA
Death 14 Dec 2004 (aged 82)
Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 150242549 · View Source
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Completed his early existence in Salt Lake City, Utah at age 82 after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease. Born in Salt Lake City. Son of Joseph W. and Norma Peterson Anderson. Graduated from East High School, Class of 1939. Served a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern States 1941-1942. Enlisted in the United States Army Air Force 1943 and served in Italy. Graduated from the University of Utah, receiving a Bachelor and J.D. degree. Married Jean Anderson June 15, 1949 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Joined the FBI 1950 as a Special Agent in Washington, D.C., Houston and Corpus Christi, Texas, Baltimore, Maryland and Salt Lake City. Spent 30 productive, enjoyable years as an oil industry executive with Utah Oil Refining Company, then Standard Oil (Amoco) in Salt Lake, Chicago, Traverse City, MI and Kansas City. Chaired the Utah Petroleum Council. Served in LDS bishoprics, high council and teaching gospel doctrine class. Avid tennis player. Survived by wife, Jean; three children: Dr. Joseph R. Anderson, Jr. (Bonnie Thomas), Sharlene Lindsay (Bruce Lindsay) Barbara DeBry (Robert J. DeBry) sister Bette Lloyd, twelve grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Predeceased by parents and sister, Elaine. Services held Friday, December 17, 2004 at the Cottonwood 16th LDS Ward.

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  • Created by: Rain Brings Rainbows
  • Added: 5 Aug 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 150242549
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Robert Anderson (14 Mar 1922–14 Dec 2004), Find a Grave Memorial no. 150242549, citing Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Rain Brings Rainbows (contributor 47326923) .