Paul Ferrell "Andy" Anderson
Paul Ferrell "Andy" Anderson, 90, of Hermitage Road, passed away on Friday, October 14, 2011, at his residence, with his family by his side. He was born on October 16, 1920, in Cleveland, West Virginia, the son of the late Robert L. and Dove Powers Anderson. On September 11, 1947, he married Madelyn Trainum. Mr. Anderson spent 20 years in the United States Navy. Following retirement from the Navy, he moved to Staunton, Virginia, where he worked as a postman for 15 years. Following the death of his first wife, he married Thelma M. Anderson, who survives. In addition to his parents, and his first wife, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Bernice Harper Buckhannon, Thelma Dever, and Virginia Groves; and three brothers, Oral Eugene Anderson, Dale Anderson, and Don Anderson. In addition to his wife, survivors include two step-sons, Jim Anderson and his wife, Janice, of Geneva, Ohio, and Don Boggs and his wife, Donna, of Hackers Valley, West Virginia; a step-daughter, Janice Enricco Patriarco and her husband, Dale, of Staunton; two sisters, Iris Ferrell of Woodstock, and Helena Pault of Marbury, Maryland; eight step-grandchildren; and 19 step-great- grandchildren. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes with Pastor Gene Arey officiating. Burial will follow in Augusta Memorial Park with military rites provided by Staunton VFW Post 2216. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes. The family wishes to give special thanks to his caregivers, Mandy Enricco, Dale Patriarco, Jody and Tracy of Legacy Hospice. Memorial donations may be made to Legacy Hospice, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22911. Family and friends are invited so share memories, send condolences and sign the guest book online at www.reynoldshamrickafuneralhomes.com.
This obituary was originally published in the News Virginian.