Mr. William Corbett Anderson passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at his home in Texarkana, Texas. He was 76. Corbett was born September 12, 1936, in Mabank, Texas, to Kyle and Willie Waggoner Anderson. On June 7, 1975, he married Kate Moser in De Kalb, Texas. He was a Professor at Texarkana Community College, retiring after 27 years, a member of Williams Memorial United Methodist Church in Texarkana, Texas, De Kalb Masonic Lodge #9 and Nacogdoches (Milam) Masonic Lodge #2. Corbett was a Pleasant Grove Volunteer Firefighter and served as Commissioner of Emergency Services District #3. He was a skilled Woodcarver, Furniture Builder, Painter and Aviation Pilot. Aside from his many talents, Corbett was a Hot Rod Car Owner and an Animal Lover. He was preceded in death by his parents; his mother-in-law and father-in-law; and two sisters-in-law, Geneva Moser and Margie Bleil. He is survived by his wife, Kate Moser Anderson of Texarkana, Texas; a son, Marvin Lynn Anderson of Honolulu, Hawaii; a brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and JoAnn Anderson of Lufkin, Texas; a brother-in-law and his wife, Chris and Jan Moser of De Kalb, Texas; a sister-in-law and her husband, Janie and Worth Matteson III of De Kalb, Texas; an Aunt, Jeffie Oliver of Lufkin, Texas; a nephew and his wife, Jeff and LeAnne of Lufkin, Texas; a great niece, Cecily Anderson of Tyler, Texas; a great nephew, Jarrod Anderson of Lufkin, Texas; and numerous other nieces, nephews, and cousins. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church, on Moores Lane in Texarkana, Texas with Rev. John Barfield and Rev. Don Bowman officiating. A private burial will be held before the service. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church Welcoming Center on Moores Lane in Texarkana, Texas. Memorials may be made to the Texarkana Humane Society, PO Box 5020, Texarkana, Texas 75505 or Hospice of Texarkana, 803 Spruce St., Texarkana, Texas 75503.
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Published in The Lufkin Daily News on July 18, 2013