SHELBY- Mr. Wesley Edward Anderson, 82, of Columns Circle, went to be with his Lord, Friday, March 22, 2013, at his home.
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A native of Dupage County, Ill., he was the son of the late Elmer and Grace Ceranek Anderson. He served in the Air Force, was a graduate of Bob Jones University, retired after 40 years with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, and was a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church, where he was active in the nursing home ministry
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy and Elmer Anderson; sister Jacque Buchanan; and granddaughter, Lacy Anderson
He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 26 years, Judy Swanson Anderson, of the home; two daughters, Debbie Murray and husband David of Downers Grove, Ill., Linda Lewallen and husband Ken of Powell, Tenn.; son, Wes Anderson of Alberta, Canada; stepchildren, Becky Cavey, Jenny Johnson, Christine Snyder, and Jonathan Ehren; grandchildren, Ryan Murray and wife Regina, Jake Murray, Kindahl Meek and husband Garrett, Carly Lewallen, Cammie, Ember, and Garrett Anderson; two great-grandchildren; brother, Larry Anderson and wife Carol; two sisters, Gloria Wineman and husband Terry, and Wilma King and husband Wayne.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the church
Funeral Service: 7 p.m., Tuesday, at Bethel Baptist Church
Officiated By: Dr. Tim Sims
Burial: 10 a.m., Wednesday, at Cleveland Memorial Park, with military honors
Funeral Home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby
Memorials: Life Enrichment Center, 110 Life Enrichment Blvd., Shelby, NC 28150
Online Condolences: www.claybarnette.com
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
1401 West Dixon Boulevard
Shelby, NC 28152
Published in Shelby Star on Mar. 25, 2013