Wayne Anderson 71 years old, passed away peacefully Monday afternoon the 25th of April 2016. A memorial service will be held at the Bakersfield Memorial Veterans Cemetery on Friday, April 29 at 9 AM.
He is survived by his wife Barbara, two children Kim and Carrie, his brothers Mike, Rodger and Timmy, and his sister Myrna. Son of deceased parents Tola and Lanford Anderson and brother to Zane, Stan and Allen.
Wayne was raised in Lamont and graduated from Arvin high school in 1963. He served his country in the Vietnam war from 1966 to 1967. He married his high school sweetheart Barbara May and was happily married for 50 years. He earned his associates degree at Bakersfield college. He was part owner of the Lamont General Store.
Wayne loved watching westerns and playing dominoes. He designed and built four family homes in Bakersfield and one in Arroyo Grande, CA. He made the most of his life and was a blessing to his family and friends. He always had time to share a smile and a story. His wisdom and goodness will be with us forever.
In lieu of flowers please donate to the disabled veterans at DAV.org or the WoundedWarriorProject.org.
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