Funeral services for William David Anderson, 78, of Fairport Harbor, will be noon Saturday at the Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville.
Mr. Anderson passed away Sept. 25, 2013, at his home.
He was born Oct. 27, 1934, in McKeesport, Pa., to the late Thomas and Catharine (McNeely) Anderson.
Mr. Anderson had a lifelong interest in printing, journalism and photography. He had worked at The News-Herald as a copy setter, Neal Printing, Sears Hardware in Mentor and also as a police officer with the Geneva-on-the-Lake Police Department.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Roma (Shupe); son, David "Jerry" (LuAnn); daughters, Wendy Crisostomo and Beth (Kevin) Mac Knight; grandchildren, April Frazier, Tiffany Crisostomo, Anthony Anderson, Amanda Robinson, Melissa Mac Knight, Hillary Anderson and Eric Crisostomo; and great-grandchildren, Shaylee Frazier, Kelsey Frazier and Noah Lopez. He also leaves his sister, Amy Rolf; and brother, Thomas (Shirley) Anderson.
He was preceded in death by his son, Roy L. Anderson; and brother-in-law, Jack Rolf.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery, Painesville.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110-2602.
Online condolences and tributes at www.johnsonfuneralservices.net.
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Sept. 27, 2013