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Eugene Earl Anderson Sr.

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Eugene Earl Anderson Sr. Obituary
Anderson Sr., Eugene Earl Age 69, of Gary, IN, at rest on Thursday, June 26, 2014. Born to Osie B. (Annie) Anderson on June 26, 1945 in River Rouge, MI. Preceded in death by his beloved father, Osie B. Anderson, Sr. He was a 1964 graduate of Roosevelt High School. Eugene also attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC, on a track scholarship. He retired as a Captain from the City of Gary Fire Department with over 39 years of service. Eugene is survived by his loving children and his devoted caregiver, Debra Anderson of Durham, NC, Shauna Anderson of Chicago, IL, Yolonda Anderson Durham, NC, Karina Anderson of Greensboro, NC and Eugene (Tarris) Anderson, Jr. of Sugar Land, TX; mother, Annie Anderson; sister, Flora Anderson of Gary, IN; four brothers, Osie (Shelly) Anderson, Ricky (Sue) Anderson, Derrick Anderson and Terry Anderson all of Gary, IN; two grandsons, Tyler Ingram of Durham, NC and Landon Anderson of Sugar Land, TX; former wives, Jean of Gary, IN and Betty of Maitland, FL; also a multitude of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Eugene enjoyed playing the guitar and singing. Visitation will be Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with Funeral Services at 11:00 a.m. in the Main Chapel in the Ridgelawn Funeral Home, 4201 West Ridge Road, Gary, IN 46408 (219)980-5555. Burial will be in the Ridgelawn Cemetery in Gary, IN. Eugene will be deeply missed by his loving and devoted family and precious friends. Online condolences may be made at http://www.ridgelawnfuneralhome.com/.
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Published in the Post Tribune on July 2, 2014
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