Gerald L. Anderson, age 77 of Pekin, Indiana passed away Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 4:40 pm, in his residence.
Born February 8, 1943 in Cromona, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Will and Lola (Goins) Anderson.
He had been a resident of Washington County since 1961, formerly of Haymond, Kentucky and graduated from Fleming-Neon High School in Kentucky, class of 1961.
He was retired from AKZO Chemicals in Louisville and GKN in Salem, was a member of the Pekin Church of Christ and loved reading westerns, fishing, spending time with his family and was an avid gardener.
On October 30, 1964 he married Lois A. (Fleming) Anderson, who survives.
Also surviving are: 2 Daughters: Angela (John) Marino of Pekin and Stacey (Stephen) Purlee of Salem; 3 Brothers: Billy Wayne Anderson and Ricky Anderson of Pekin and Donnie Anderson of Tennessee; 2 Sisters: Eilene Adams of Pekin and Sharon Crockett of Salem; 4 grandchildren: Christopher (Marla) Marino; Amie Marino, Laura Purlee, Quentin Purlee and 1 great grandson: Jarrod Gottbrath.
He was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Denver and Franklin Anderson and 1 sister: Phyllis Fulton.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am Wednesday at Dawalt Funeral Home, followed by interment in Mt. Washington Cemetery.
Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Tuesday and 9 am until the time of the service on Wednesday.
Memorial Contributions to:
Mt. Washington Cemetery Fund
C/O Bonita Kruer
440 South Gobbler Knobb Road
Pekin, Indiana 47165
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