George Anker Pederson Jr. (1932 - 2019)

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George Anker Pedersen Jr., 87, of Trenton passed peacefully Jan. 26, 2019.
He was born Feb.2, 1932 in Windham, N.Y. to the late George "Anker" and Elizabeth Shufelt Pedersen and had been a resident of Levy County since moving from Okeechobee 40 years ago. Mr. Pedersen proudly served his country during the Korean War as a sailor on the USS Coral Sea aircraft carrier. He retired as a plumber and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 62 1/2 years, Harriett Moore Pedersen; sons, Kenneth (Charlotte) Pedersen of Trenton and Tim (Linda) Pedersen of Chiefland; sisters, Anna (Robert) Studstill of Chiefland and Sharon (Leno) Pedersen; brother, Richard (Herta) Pedersen of Trenton; grandchildren, Otte Pedersen, Laura (Lemmy) Teague and Cody Pedersen; great-grandchildren, Devin, Emily, Laina and Linden; one great-great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services with full military honors will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Pastor Andy Cook and Pastor Robbie Studstill officiating. Interment will follow at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service beginning at noon.
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Arrangements are under the care of Watson Funeral Home, 426 W. Wade St., Trenton, FL 32693. (352)463-8888
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Published in Chiefland Citizen on Jan. 31, 2019
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