January 10, 1930-
September 18, 2013
Columbus, GA- John M. Anderson, 83, of Columbus, GA. died Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at Muscogee Manor Nursing Home.
Graveside funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.in Parkhill Cemetery according to Striffler-Hamby, 4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA. A rosary will be said by Father Jeremiah McCarthy on Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby with visitation to follow untill 8:00 p.m.
Mr. Anderson was born in Chattahoochee County, GA. on January 10, 1930 to the late Tom Anderson and Ruby McCardel Anderson.
Mr. Anderson was a lifelong area resident and a member of St. Anne Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He served his Country as a U.S. Army Veteran having served in the Korean Conflict. Mr. Anderson retired from United Cities Gas Company with over 26 years of service.
He was beloved uncle who loved his family. His niece, Brenda Collins and nephew, Zary Collins cared for him for many years. He leaves behind several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends which love him and will miss him dearly. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Gentiva Hospice for all of their love and care.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 2425 Williams Road, Columbus, GA. 31904.
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Sept. 20, 2013