John B. “Johnny” Anderson Jr. passed in the afternoon of June 17, 2014 after a long battle with lung cancer.
Johnny was preceded in death by parents John Anderson Sr. and Bernice Anderson along with brother Larry Anderson. He is survived by wife of 49 years Vivian Cromartie-Anderson. Johnny fathered 5 children: Brian Anderson (Marie Pavliscsak-Anderson), Steve Anderson, Laurie Anderson, Julie Anderson-Paul (Kevin Paul), and Angie Anderson-Rogers (Mike Rogers). John was also a beloved grandfather of 4 grandchildren: Anna Anderson-Reabold (David Reabold), Emily Anderson, Allison Anderson, and Jackson Paul. He also leaves behind sister Rudell Lawrence (Alex Lawrence).
John served in the US Navy on-board USS Semmes ddg 18 asc., worked hard for CSX for 32 years and as a commercial shrimper for 45 years. Johnny had a love for sports; he coached football, baseball, and basketball for 22 years. Above all; he loved his country, god and family.
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