James Laythe Anderson

JAMES LAYTHE ANDERSON James Laythe Anderson died Thursday, August 22, 2013 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was born in Marshfield, MO, January 18, 1928 the son of the late William Laythe Anderson and Irene Evans. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Betty and his sister Martha Jean McGrath. Jim was an Engineer for GE for over forty years and worked as a consultant after retiring. His career took him took to many different countries including India, Japan and Taiwan. He enjoyed playing golf and was quite an athlete in his younger years. He lettered in basketball and Track, setting the school record in Pole Vault. He had a wonderful sense of humor and loved hearing or making a joke. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and was incredibly proud of his family. He is survived by his son, Gregory Laythe Anderson of Wilmington, daughter Kimberly Gwen Anderson Raphael and husband Kent of Wichita, KS, four grandchildren James Laythe Anderson II (Ashley), Gordon Murray Anderson (Jordan), Bradley Jacob Raphael (Angela) and Byron Samuel Raphael (Emily), and four great-grandchildren Lily Marie Anderson, Jacob Laythe Anderson, Alice Maybelline Raphael, and Justin Philip Raphael, also his brothers Max and Bill Anderson. A memorial service will be held at 2 PM, Sunday August 25, 2013 at Andrews Valley Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1 until 2 PM.? In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.andrewsmortuary.com Andrews Valley Chapel

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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Aug. 24 to Aug. 25, 2013