Kenneth E. “Ken” Anderson, 83, of Lexington, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.
Ken was born March 5, 1938, in Arlington, Washington, to William and Charlotte (Selma) Anderson. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. Ken was an active member of Mansfield Baptist Temple. He retired after 43 years from Cooper Bessemer/Rolls Royce. He was a wonderful husband, father grandpa, and great-grandpa. Ken enjoyed building things and was always helping and fixing things for others. He also enjoyed fly fishing and collecting coins.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marsha (Story) Anderson, whom he married on December 30, 1961; his children, Robert (Christine) Anderson of Hico, TX, Barbara (Duane) Meadows of Lexington, OH, William Anderson of Pecos, TX, and Benjamin (Hazel) Anderson of Dublin, TX; 24 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, and infant sister.
Calling hours will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Mansfield Baptist Temple, 752 N. Stewart Road, Mansfield. Funeral services will follow at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Robert J. Kurtz officiating. Richland Co. Joint Veterans Burial Detail will perform full military honors. Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 17, 2021 in Oak Grove Memorial Park, Lexington.
Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, ltd, 1106 Park Avenue East, Mansfield, is handling the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mansfield Baptist Temple Missions.
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