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“What a great neighbor. Miss talking to you. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Dennis Loria - Perry, OH

“We are sorry to hear about Andy, but glad we got to see him and have lunch after my mom's graveside service two years ago. Mom was Ruths first cousin...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Douglas McFadden - Kanab, UT

“In Honor of Mr.and Mrs.Anderson ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: leslie madarena - perry, OH

“My father built Andy and Ruth's house and our family became close friends with both of them. You will be missed Andy ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Judi Rittenhouse-Egri

“We will miss you Mr Anderson. You will be remembered fondly every day at sunset. Rest in Peace. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Mel and Denny Hoffacker - OH

“I will miss you Mr. Anderson! You were a kind and awesome man that I feel blessed to have known and spend time viewing sunsets over Lake Erie with. ...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Donna Alexander - Perry, OH

“I will miss your dad very much, even though we hadn't seen each other in years. He was a big part of my 4-H life and I enjoyed going to your house...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“To the family of Jim Anderson: His passing ill leave a hole in your heart but you have wonderful memories of this gentle man to keep you going. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Bill & Jo Hudson - Madison, OH

“Jamie, your Dad was a special man. We had such good times with him and your Mom as kids. He will be missed. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Karen DeCola - Perry, OH

“Summer evenings will never be the same without sharing them with Jim at Perry Park, always waiting for the "emerald sunset". RIP my dear friend. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Charlotte - OH

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Jim will be missed. He was such a great guy. My prayers go out to all. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Margie Gibson - Perry

“Jim always had a warm smile, a strong handshake, and a wonderful story to share with everyone. What a blessing he was to so many.He will be missed. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Sue Ritts

“What a wonderful man! I will always remember the times our family spent with Andy, Ruth and their family! My sympathies to Jamie and the family. May...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Jim Aker - Mentor, OH

“Dear Jamie, Cindy, and family, Your father was the true definition of a "gentle" man. I can't think of a better example of a man, a husband, a father...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“James it was good to know you. ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Sue & Larry Hackley - Perry


James Walter "Leroy" Andy" Anderson Age 85
Resident of Perry, Ohio since his marriage to Ruth Averill on February 14, 1953

Passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at home.

Born August 18, 1927 in Grassflat, PA, to Mary (Anderson) & Arnold Anderson

Andy served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was passionate about his recent Honor Flight experience. Andy worked as a First Mate for the Boland Cornelius Steamship Company in Buffalo. He worked as a Storeroom Supervisor at Lubrizol in Wickliffe for 32 years, retiring in 1989. He was a 50 year member of the Painesville Masonic Lodge. During the 1970's and 1980's Andy served as a Lake County Fair Board Director. He enjoyed traveling and meeting friends at Perry Park and the Perry Family Restaurant. But most of all, Andy was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, with unlimited love for his family.

He is survived by Son James A. (Cindy) Anderson of Madison
Grandson Garrison Anderson of Willoughby
Jared Anderson of Mentor
Christopher Anderson of Madison
Brother Arnold (Dolly) Anderson of Florida
Donald (Barb) Anderson of Pennsylvania
Sister Shirley (Wayne) Johnson of Florida
Dear Friends Lena & Savilla Detweiler of Windsor
Nieces and Nephews

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth and his parents.

Friends will be received 5-8 PM, Friday, November 30, 2012, at The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River Street, Madison, Ohio.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 1, 2012, at Perry United Methodist Church, 3875 Main Street, Perry, Ohio.

Final Resting Place will be at Perry Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to Honor Flight Cleveland, Inc., 37 Levan Drive, Painesville, OH 44077