John Howard Anderson, Jr., 57, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2011 as the result of an accident. Mr. Anderson was a 1972 graduate of Corinth High School. He earned an Associate degree from Northeast Mississippi Community College and later attended Mississippi State University. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Mr. Anderson was the owner of Anderson's Auto and Frame for over 30 years. He enjoyed spending time with his boys hunting, fishing, and watching them play ball. Mr. Anderson loved boating and spending time with family and friends on the lake. He was a longtime musician. The highlight of Mr. Anderson's morning was spending time with the breakfast crew at Harper Road Café.
Funeral Services will be Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 11:00 am at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Don Elliott and Dr. Randy Bostick officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Oakhill Cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, Shaye Anderson and Chris Anderson of Corinth; the mother of his children, Stacy Anderson of Salem, Ill.; one sister, Rhonda E. Anderson of Corinth; mother in law, Carolyn Ballard of Salem. Ill.; and a host of other family and friends.
Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by his parents, John Howard and Peggy Nelms Anderson, Sr.
Pallbearers will be Marc Anderson, Alan Anderson, Phil Anderson, Rocky Anderson, Ken Anderson, Paul Anderson, Randy Anderson, Tanner Anderson, Mike Broadway, and Harvey Cartwright.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Irwin, Grant Little, Jerry Hammett, Bill Page, Glen Waterman, Kimble Wilbanks, Gary Mitchell, Ronnie Essary, Tony Palmer, Jack Palmer, Bobby Roberts, Gerald McLemore, and the members of Harper Road Café breakfast Club.
In lieu of flower arrangements, the family request that memorials be made to First Presbyterian Church Deacon's Fund, designated for the son's of Howard Anderson, Shaye and Chris Anderson, 919 Shiloh Road, Corinth, Ms. 38834
Condolences may be made at mcpetersfuneraldirectors.com
Arrangements under the direction of McPeters Funeral Directors, Corinth, MS.