Gerald C. Anderson (1933 - 2018)

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ROCKINGHAM — Gerald C. Anderson, 85, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 in Dayton, Ohio.

He was born April 2, 1933, to Robert Luther Anderson and Ida Corinne Caldwell of Curwensville, Pennsylvania.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ruth (Campbell) and son, Gerald C. Anderson Jr.

He is survived by two daughters, Joyce A. Bufano (Paul) of Rochester, New York, and Doris J. Keith (Karl) of Dayton, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Mr. Anderson was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the 82nd Airborne, U.S. Army. He met his wife, Betty, while stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. They were married on March 21, 1953.

A member of IUE-CWA Local 801, Mr. Anderson was a sheet-metal worker at General Motors in Dayton, Ohio, and was known as "Andy" to his friends and co-workers.

He and Betty relocated to Rockingham upon his retirement, where he was a member of a number of organizations, including the Masons, American Legion, VFW, Fraternal Order of the Eagles and the Appalachian Trail Conference.

Services for Mr. Anderson will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at Carter Funeral Home, 705 S. Caroline St., Rockingham. Family and friends will gather an hour before the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to , Ohio,

Condolences may be made online at

Carter Funeral Home is assisting the Anderson family.

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Carter Funeral Home Colonial Chapel - Rockingham
705 S. Caroline St.
Rockingham, NC 28379
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Published in Richmond County Daily Journal from Aug. 30 to Aug. 31, 2018
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