Howard Wesley Anderson

Published 2:44 pm Monday, January 23, 2017

Mr. Howard Wesley Anderson, 69, of Cooleemee, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born Aug. 1, 1947, in Gadsden, Ala. to the late Odell Wesley and Pauline Frances Moon Anderson. Mr. Anderson was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cooleemee. He was retired from KOSA in Salisbury and enjoyed golfing and attending the Senior Center. Mr. Anderson was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Cooleemee Civitan Club, American Legion Post 54 and was a lifetime member of the VFW.

He was also preceded in death by siblings, Jane Anderson, Steven Anderson and Carolyn Davis; a niece, Sonya Hamilton; and his faithful companion, Rascal.

Survivors: his wife of 46 years, Arlene B. Anderson; a grandson, Brandon Davis; a nephew, Eric Davis; and 2 special cousins, Larry and Jannie Anderson.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Allen Mullins officiating. Burial will be in Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, with military honors conducted by the Veterans of Foreign War Memorial Honor Guard. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: Humane Society of Davie, 291 Eaton Road, Mocksville; or First Baptist, PO Box 518, Cooleemee.