Ernest Robert (Ernie) Anders, 55, of Independence passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Twin County Regional Hospital in Galax.
He was born Dec. 11, 1957 in Independence to the late Kilby Eugene Anders and Mattie Faye Smith Anders.
Surviving are four brothers and spouses, Clark and Linda Anders, Jimmy and Sally Anders, Roy and Loretta Anders and Ronald and Donna Anders, all of Independence; one sister and spouse, Jeanie and James Halsey of Independence; nieces and nephews; Cindy Morris and husband, Shawn, Marcie Anders, Jared Anders and wife, Amanda, Shane Anders, Lauren Anders, Jason Halsey, Dylan Morris, Karly Morris and Garrett Anders.
Funeral service was held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 in Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel in Independence with Rev. Randy Morris and Rev. Darrin Brannock officiating. Interment was held in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Grove Cemetery, c/o Ronald Anders, Treas., PO Box 413, Independence, VA 24348.
Arrangements by Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home in Independence.