Gatesville - Michael Guy Anderson (68) of Gatesville, Texas went to be with our Lord and Savior on September 6, 2021. He was born to Guy and Marilyn Anderson on August 1, 1953, in Harlingen, Texas. Michael was the oldest of six children and he dearly loved his family. He grew up in Harlingen, Texas where he attended St. Paul Lutheran Church. A graduate of Harlingen High School, Michael played football and was active in FFA where he won several awards for the pigs and steers he showed. After High School, Michael joined the United States Navy to serve our country.
Michael married the love of his life, Deborah Jean Williams at St. Paul Lutheran Church in 1976. They spent the first years of their marriage in Harlingen, then moved to Corpus Christi, Texas to raise their family. Michael spent most of his life as a truck driver, but in the late 90's he went to work for TDC which brought him and his wife to Gatesville.
Michael was preceded in death by his wife, Deborah; mother, Marilyn; his beloved grandparents, Arthur Leo and Leora Wilson, Earl and Althea Anderson, and JB and Loney Jennings; and his nephew, James Anderson.
Michael is survived by his father, Guy Anderson of Harlingen; daughter, Addie Keilers and husband, Ray of Temple, Texas; son, Lucas Anderson of Gatesville, Texas; his grandchildren, Trey and Sawyer Keilers of Temple, Texas, and Bergen and Dylan Anderson of Little River Academy, Texas; sister, Sherry Ritz and husband, Sam of Melbourne, Florida; brother, Arthur and wife, Kristi Anderson of Morton, Texas; brother, Joel and wife, Beth Anderson of Irmo, SC; brother, Quentin and wife, Eileen of Harlingen, Texas; and brother, Rodney and wife, Cynthia of Beeville, Texas; along with numerous nephews and nieces.
A memorial Service will be at 11 am, Saturday, September 25th at St. Paul Lutheran Church.
You may sign the online guestbook at www.oakcrestwaco.com
Published by Valley Morning Star on Sep. 19, 2021.