MAJOR L. ANDERSON, II
Documented Original Tuskegee Airman and retired United States Postal Service Postal Police Officer died with his family at the Washington Hospital Center on March 15, 2021. Mr. Anderson was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL. Mr. Anderson came to Washington, DC after being discharged from the Army Air Corp after WW II. He spent the remainder of his life Washington, DC. Where he served his River Terrace community and was elected ANC Commissioner. Mr. Anderson was very active in his church The Third Baptist Church of Washington, DC where he served as Chairman of the Deacon Committee for several years. At Third Baptist he was a member of the Senior Choir, the Home missionary Ministry, the Men's Ministry, and the Executive Ministry. Survivors include: two sons, Major L Anderson III and Keith B Anderson, one granddaughter Kendra Roy: three grandsons, Antione Wilson Major L Anderson IV, Kendrick B Anderson, one great grandson Davien L Roy and many relatives throughout the United States and Canada. Funeral will be on April 1, 2021, 10 a.m. viewing followed by the funeral at 11 a.m. at The Temple of Praise, 700 Southern Ave., Washington, DC 20032. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers please send donations in the name of Major L Anderson, II to the ECCTAI - Youth in Aviation Program http://ecctai.org/youth-aviation-program
Published by The Washington Post on Mar. 29, 2021.