William Edward Anderson, 89, of Inverness, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Citrus Memorial hospital in Inverness.
Born Dec. 10, 1923, in Tarpon Springs, Fla., to the late William and Hilda Anderson, he came here in 1976 from New Port Richey, Fla. Mr. Anderson was a supervisor with the GTE telephone company. He was a World War II
Navy veteran and he enjoyed fishing, hunting and dancing. William was a member of Elks Lodge
No. 2284 in New Port Richey, having served as exalted ruler.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Mary Patricia, Jan. 2, 2009. Left to cherish his memory are his son, William "Kendall" Anderson, Bushnell; daughters, Linda Kulik of New Port Richey, Teresa Perry of Inverness and Tracy (Allan) Trepcyk of Pinehurst, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Anderson will be conducted at 2 p.m. Dec. 31, 2012, at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Leary Willis officiating. Burial will follow at the Hills of Rest Cemetery in Floral City. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday (today).