William Jerry Anderson



William Jerry Anderson, 71, of Seymour, passed away at 2:25 a.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015, at his home surrounded by his family.

Born May 7, 1943, in Seymour, he was the son of Sylvester Anderson Sr. and Helen Jaynes Anderson, both of whom preceded him in death. On Feb. 14, 1987, in Hartsville, Tennessee, he married Tina Findley.

Jerry was a truck driver, having driven for Wischmeier Trucking, Waskom Trucking and Regal Industries. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, especially Danica Patrick. He also enjoyed spending time on Facebook and fishing, but he most enjoyed spending time with family.

He is survived by his wife, Tina; children, Jerry Kevin Anderson of Seymour, Kim Hatton of Spencer, Tracy (Patricia) Anderson of Seymour, Tuwana (Frank) Simpson of Seymour, Lynn (Brad) Cowles of Medora and Ridge Swaney of Seymour; stepson, Michael (Wendy) Hicks of Shelbyville; 10 siblings, Monie (Bill) Combs-Brooks, Elaine (Clifford) Knight, Barb Sawyer, Sue Buster, Jim (Clara) Anderson, Damon (Stella) Anderson, Gary (Lois) Anderson, John (Susie) Anderson, Steve Anderson and Ricky Joe Anderson; nine grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons, David Anderson and James Bunch; siblings, Nancy Black, Pat Brooks, Sylvester Anderson and five brothers who passed at birth.

A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Hamilton Township Conservation Club.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Schneck Medical Center or the Don and Dana Myers Cancer Center.

Woodlawn Family Funeral Centre in Seymour handled arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at WoodlawnFamilyFuneral.com.

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