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Elmer Anderson Obituary
NICHOLASVILLE - Elmer McClelland Anderson, husband of 49 years to Erma Bryant Anderson, died April 12, 2014. He was retired after forty years with Ashland Oil, then opened and operated International Spreaders Inc. and 4-A Farm, a Past Master of Masonic Lodge #157 in Fairmont, WV, was a member of the Bluegrass Beekeepers Association, served as the Southern States Board Chairman, Elmer was a veteran of the U.S. Army, worked as Chief Admissions and Disposition officer at Walter Reed Hospital and served in a MASH unit in Korea. He loved his family, his work, his customers and work family. He was the son of the late Martin VanBuren Anderson and Mary Elizabeth Ward Anderson. He is also survived by four children, Melinda Anderson (Gary) Kuhnhenn, Pamela Anderson (Joel) Salyer, Aaron Clell (Heidi) Anderson and Holly Anderson (Sammy) Brown, eight grandchildren, Jared Hayes, Lorna Salyer Smith, Joshua Hayes, Megan Salyer Castle, Emily Salyer, Kaden Brown, Owen Anderson and Emma Brown, nine great grandchildren, a brother, Berley (Virginia) Anderson, a niece Cindy Woodard, two nephews, Marty Morgan and Martin Dean Anderson and a brother in law, Robert (Virginia) Bryant. He was preceded in death by a sister, Delia Morgan and a brother, Elden V. Anderson. Services will be Noon Friday at Betts & West Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Adkins officiating. Burial will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-9pm Thursday. Bearers will be Joey Blackmer, Gary Taylor, Mike Farmer, Rick Wynn, Lee Roberts and Bubby Crutcher. Online condolences

Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on Apr. 16, 2014
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