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George Eldred Anderson

April 4, 1941 ~ March 20, 2018 (age 76)

George Eldred Anderson, 76 of Lake City, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at his home surrounded by family.  Mr. Anderson was born in Washington, North Carolina and was raised in Amelia Court House, Virginia.  He has made his home in Lake City since 1971 having moved here from Jacksonville.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy and also served for 20 years in the Navy Reserves retiring as Commander, VP 24 Squadron.  Mr. Anderson owned his own contracting company, Anderson Truss, for over 30 years.  He was very active in the Lake City Lions Club and was a member of the Lake City Elks Lodge BPOE #893.  He was also a member of “MOAA”, Military Officers Association of America.  He loved hunting, fishing, woodworking and restoring old cars.  Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by his father, George Archer Anderson. 


Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Mary J. Anderson, Lake City; his mother, Ellen B. Anderson, Greenville, NC; one son, Adam Troy Anderson, Winter Garden, FL; one daughter, Camilla Paige Donnelly, Lake City; two brothers, Ronald “Andy” Anderson, Kittery, ME and Gregory Anderson, Greenville, NC; two sisters, Nelda Highsmith (Bill) and Loretta Lee (Boyd), all of Greenville, NC; 2 granddaughters, Dixie Caroline Donnelly and Victoria Belle Donnelly; many nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends. 


Graveside funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery in Jacksonville with Rev. Rick Wake officiating..  Interment will follow.  Visitation with the family will be Friday evening from 5-7:00 PM at the funeral home.

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