Bill Anderson was born in Spirit Lake, Idaho. He graduated from West Seattle High School. He joined the army in 1944, stationed in Japan.He married Elizabeth Brandt in 1950. He worked for John Oster, Sunbeam and ran his own business at C.Cutlery Center.
They had four children; Craig, Brian, Joan and Wade.His favorite past time was playing trumpet, listening to big band music and making music with his brother Ed and brother-in-law Bob.Other interests were photography, making furniture, working on the cars, driving to Reno, watching football and gathering with the neighbors.He was a long time usher at Holy Family Parish.We enjoyed many holidays at his parents, brother's and sister's houses in West Seattle.He is survived by his sister Mary Ellen Finch, his four children and eight grandchildren.He will now be at the side of his wife Betty at Riverton Crest Cemetery.Peace at last,or as dad would say "let's skeedaddle".