Mr. Bob Anderson, age 54, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, Oct. 24.
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Mr. Anderson was born in San Diego, Calif., and resided in Georgia for the past 34 years.
Bob served in the Hall County Fire Department for 20-plus years and retired as a captain. While serving, he became director of 911 Emergency Services and founded the Hall County Fire Department Color Guard. He is currently employed with Mobile Communications as a project manager and wireless network engineer.
Bob is survived by Janet Lynn Anderson, his wife of 29 years; son, Zach and his wife, Kelly of Savannah, currently serving in the Armed Forces; daughter, Savannah, currently enrolled at Berry College Pre-Med; son, Nicholas, currently enrolled at University of North Georgia and is awaiting shipment for Hospital Corpsman in the U.S. Navy; father, Herman Wilson Anderson, 93, of Cleveland; and mother and father-in-law, Edward and Bonnie Gabriel, Oakwood. Mr. Anderson is also survived by a large extended family. He was preceded in death by his mother, Olive Anderson.
Bob was a perfectionist and excelled in every aspect of his life. He loved God, his family, his many friends, his pets, his job, his motorcycle, traveling, and football.
Visitation for Bob will be held Sunday, Oct. 27 from 2-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. at Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville GA 30501. The funeral services will follow on Monday, Oct. 28 at noon at the funeral home. Pastor James Thompson, Pastor Tony Smith, and Pastor Danny Jarrard will be officiating the ceremony. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Georgia Fireman's Burn Foundation, The Shriner's Burn Foundation, or the Gideon's International North Hall Camp.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at www.littledavenport.com.
Little-Davenport Funeral Home of Gainesville, Ga., is in charge.
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Oct. 27, 2013