Fred L. Anderson, 91, of New London, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, while visiting his daughter, Janet Lowe, in Mechanicsville, Ohio.
He was born Jan. 31, 1922, in Rochester to the late Cleston and Cecil (Atkinson) Anderson. Fred was a lifelong resident of the New London area.
He worked at Sterling Foundry for 30 years, retiring in 1984. He farmed his entire life. Fred was a member of the New London Grange 2401, New London Ruritan, and was a 4-H advisor for 15 years. He was also a member of the Huron and Lorain County Farmers Union. Fred attended Brett-Reed Memorial Presbyterian Church in West Point, Va.
He loved bluegrass music. Fred enjoyed watching his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren in all of their school events.
He is survived by his children, Thomas (Linda) Anderson of Wellington and Janet Lowe of King William, Va.; grandchildren Chris Clark, Nathan Anderson, Matthew Anderson, and Aaron Anderson; great-grandchildren Derek DeVoe, Shelby Clark, Morgan Clark, Aleha Anderson, Alyssa Anderson, Connor Anderson, Zachary Houserman, and Nicholas Houserman; and sister, Hazel Schneiter of New London.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth; son-in-law, Emmett Lowe Sr.; granddaughter, Nancy Clark DeVoe; and brothers Robert and Phillip Anderson.
Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 26 at Eastman Funeral Home, New London, with pastor Claire Brewer officiating.
Burial was at East Creek Cemetery, New London.
If desired, memorials may be given to the New London Grange, c/o Greg Landis, 5100 New London Eastern Rd., Nova, Ohio 44859.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Wellington Enterprise on Aug. 29, 2013