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Lt. Col. Hugh Bernard Anderson, Jr. (USAF, Ret.)

July 22, 1918 - November 24, 2013
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Lt. Colonel Hugh B. Anderson, Jr., USAF Retired, passed away on November 24, 2013 at the age of 95. Hugh was born July 22, 1918 in Pensacola, FL. He graduated from high school in 1936 and in 1941 joined the US Army Air Corps where he became a pilot. He married the love of his life, Manilla Dixon, in 1946. Hugh later joined the US Air Force as a meteorologist, retiring in 1973. After retiring, Hugh and Manilla moved home to Pensacola. He stayed very active with church activities, volunteer work, golf, fishing, bridge, and enjoying friends and family. They moved to Hampton, VA in 2004. Hugh was pre-deceased by Manilla and siblings...
Lt. Colonel Hugh B. Anderson, Jr., USAF Retired, passed away on November 24, 2013 at the age of 95.

Hugh was born July 22, 1918 in Pensacola, FL. He graduated from high school in 1936 and in 1941 joined the US Army Air Corps where he became a pilot. He married the love of his life, Manilla Dixon, in 1946. Hugh later joined the US Air Force as a meteorologist, retiring in 1973.

After retiring, Hugh and Manilla moved home to Pensacola. He stayed very active with church activities, volunteer work, golf, fishing, bridge, and enjoying friends and family. They moved to Hampton, VA in 2004.

Hugh was pre-deceased by Manilla and siblings Caleb, Joe, Tom, and Ann. Hugh is survived by 5 sons and their families: Hugh B. (Bernie) Anderson III and wife Karen King, John Eric (Rick) Anderson and wife Cherlyn, Gary Anderson, Dana Anderson and wife Bonnie, Mark Anderson, 13 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are brother Peter Anderson and sister Frances Walker.

The family gives special thanks for Hugh's caregivers, Drina Osborne, Pat Smith, and Brenda Mutz, for their unfaltering devotion to his care as he battled Alzheimer's disease.

A service to celebrate Hugh's life will be held on Monday, December 2, at 1:00 p.m. in the Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home Chapel in Hampton. Family visitation will be held prior to the service from noon to 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow the service in Parklawn Memorial Park.

Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.

Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave. in Hampton, 23666.

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"Our heartfelt condolences to the Anderson family! "Whitey", as we knew him while growing up, was such a sweet and caring person. He was my "Godfather" and..." Phyllis Gee (Torrance, CA)

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