Bobby AndersonMay 17, 2017
Robert “Bobby” Thomas Anderson, 79, of Rossville, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at his residence.
Mr. Anderson was a lifelong resident of Rossville and was born on April 5, 1938 to the late Carl and Lilly Anderson. He was a Rossville High School graduate and was retired from Catoosa County where he worked as a building inspector. He also previously worked with IBEW Local #175 as an electrician. He proudly served his country in the United States Airforce and was stationed in Takisawa, Japan. Mr. Anderson was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed fishing, building, boats, watching NASCAR racing and Georgia Bulldog’s football. He loved spending time with his family and also loved his dogs, Trinity, Chelsea and Oscar. In additions to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his brother, Eugene Anderson and two nephews, Jody Anderson and Toby Painter.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Anderson, daughters, Debbie (Chuck) Higdon, Annette (Scott) Jackson, Natasha Frye and Holly (Darryl) Forster, step-children, Amy Britt, Chad Drake and Kyndal Drake, brother, Fred Anderson, sister, Elizabeth Painter, 10 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park with Chuck Higdon officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to the Ronald McDonald house.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.lane-southcrestchapel.com
The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm on Thursday, May 18, 2017 in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.