Mr. Edward Ray Anderson was born on March 25, 1925 in Defeated Creek, Tennessee. He lived 84 years and passed away at his home in Goodlettsville, Tennessee on December 11, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Anderson; his mother and father, Mizel and Annie Anderson of Old Hickory, Tennessee; and his brothers, Clyde and Glenn Anderson. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Anderson; his four daughters, Judith Waterman, Janice Woods, Janelle Uselton, and Jennifer Ryan; and his two stepdaughters, Jackie Cutrer and Jan Lassiter. Mr. Anderson has 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was a member of Missionary Baptist Church in Madison and a Member of the Goodlettsville Masonic Lodge. Mr. Anderson served his country in WWII in the U.S. Navy. He was also a member of the First football team for Hendersonville High School. Special thanks to Lisa and Marion with Caris, a division of hospice. Funeral Service to be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 14, 2009. Pallbearers will consist of family and friends. Visitation to be held Sunday, December 13, 2009. The family will receive friends at 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and again one hour prior to the service at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1150 S. Dickerson Rd. in Goodlettsville, TN. (615) 859-5279.