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“"And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it," 1 Cor. 12:26. Pam, our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time....Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Gary Thompson - Nashville, TN

“Pamela, I have been out of touch with you and Kirk for a few years since my time at St. George's and was so shocked to hear of his passing. I so...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Kay Ferrell Sparks - Nashville, TN

“So very sorry for your loss, our prayers are with you and your family,.. ”
3 of 25 | Posted by: Gary Cannon - friend

“Pamela, Our throughts and praryers are with you and your family. I remember the days we played softball on the company team. It was a joy to talk...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: John Stone - Franklin, TN

“Pamela, Ryne and Caitrin,What sadness it was to hear about Kirk's death. He was a good man who loved his family and loved his Lord Jesus. Kirk and...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Ken Najar - Nashville, TN

“Pam/Ryne/Caitrin, We were deeply saddened to learn of Kirk's sudden passing this week. I had gotten to know him through Scouting and we worked...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Brian, Laurie, Collin, and Meghan Herold

“For the family, I hope peace may be find for you through God's ultimate mercy. I wanted to add that my memories of Kirk are littered with only smiles...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: Jeff Peach - Friend

“May God give you strength to get though your loss. I am so sorry this has happened to you, his wife and two wonderful children. ”
8 of 25 | Posted by: Pat Sims - Mt. Pleasant,, TN

“Dear Pam, We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: Mary Charlotte & Ken Hall - TN

“Linda and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless You. Myrtle (Myrtie) Ballard Holtman ”
10 of 25 | Posted by: Myrtle Ballard Holtman - columbia, TN

“Pamela - Dyer and I were so deeply saddened to learn of your loss of Kirk. Please know that our prayers are and will continue to be with you and...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Martha and Dyer Rodes

“Pamela, My heart goes out to you, Ryne and Caitryn, this news is a shock to us all. Although I'm not active in Scouting after my son went Eagle, I...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Don Mitchell - Nashville, TN

“Pam, I am so sorry to hear this news. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 25 | Posted by: Ginger Lehman - Smyrna, TN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Greg & Vonda Paris ”
14 of 25 | Posted by: Greg Paris - Old hickory, TN

“Libdam I am so sorry for the loss of your son. You are in my prayers. Carleton ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: Carleton McNaron Wright - TN

“Kirk was always quick with a smile or a hello. He understood what it means to be Christ-like and I will miss his presence in the halls of St. George...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: EG Lee - Nashville, TN

“Pamela, Denise and I are so very sorry for your loss. You and Kirk were some of the first people I met when I came to St. George's. Please know that...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: John & Denise Lewis - Nashville, TN

“Pamela, I am so sorry to hear about Kirk. I know this will be a difficult time for you and the kids and you will all be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Cyndi Cobb - Crestwood, KY

“I am so sorry to hear of Kirk's passing. Kirk and I were in band together and in the same graduating class. My thoughts and prayers with his family. ”
19 of 25 | Posted by: Glenn Oliver - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“Linda, James, Pamela, Caitrin, Ryne -- I cannot even begin to express the sorrow that I feel for all of you at this time. We have all lost a very...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Todd Peach - Friend

“Pam I am so sorry to hear of your loss of a dear husband and friend. My deepest sympathy to the family, may you have peace and comfort from the God...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: JP - TN

“I am so sad to learn of Kirk's passing. Kirk and his fine teaching and leadership of children's Christian formation was one of the reasons we moved...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: Cynthia Paschal - Nashville, TN

“My heart is with you tonight, Pamela. I know that you loved Kirk so much. I can hardly imagine your sweet facefilled with this incredible grief, I am...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Marcia Carneal - Pegram, TN

“I am so sorry to hear of Kirk's passing. We had gotten to know each other through our sons at Troop 55 and shared quartermaster duties at summer...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Chris Leuzinger - Franklin, TN

“Our hearts are so full of pain for all three of you and Kirks Mother. There isn't much to say except Kirk was one of the finest husbands and Daddy I...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Bonnie - cousin

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Mr. Stanley Kirk Anderson, 46, school teacher and resident of Cotton Blossom Lane in Nashville, died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at St. Thomas Medical Center.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Senechal officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at

The Maury County native was the son of Linda Demastus Anderson of Columbia and the late Stanley Anderson. The 1984 graduate of Columbia Central High School attended the University of Tennessee and graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelors Degree in English. He was currently home schooling his children. Mr. Anderson was very active in Boy Scout Troop 55 and held the position of Quarter Master. He was a sports enthusiast, loved music and genealogy research. He was a member of St. George's Episcopal Church in Nashville where he previously sang in the choir.

In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife of nearly twenty years, Pamela Potts Anderson of Nashville; daughter, Caitrin Laine Anderson of Nashville; son, Ryne Kirk Anderson of Nashville; brother, James (Melia) Anderson of Mt. Juliet; brothers-in-law, Alan J. (Suzette) Potts and Warren (Tammy) Potts both of Centerville; nieces, Hannah Pendergrass, Hope Pendergrass, Savannah Potts, Karly Potts; and several cousins.

Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers.

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