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Obituary: Ralph Anderson, 85, Cumberland Co., KY

He was a retired foreman for Dawson Bridge Company. He had been a funeral director and former owner of Ballou & Anderson Funeral Home in Burkesville. He was a veteran of World War II who will be accorded full military honors by the Glasgow D.A.V. Chapter 10. He was a member of Mud Camp Church of Christ

Ralph Anderson, Sr. age 85 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at T. J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY.

The funeral service will be Friday, September 24, 2010 at 1pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main ST, Burkesville, KY with Tim Struthers officiating. Burial in the Burkesville Cemetery with military honors by Glasgow D. A. V. Chapter 20Visitation will be after 2pmCT, Thursday, September 24, 2010, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY

Ralph Anderson, Sr., Cumberland Co., KY (1924-2010)

He was born on Friday, November 07, 1924 in Cumberland County, KY. He was the son of the late William Edward and Lena (Gentry) Anderson. He died Tuesday, September 21, 2010, in Glasgow, Barren Co., KY, at the age of 85 years, 10 months, and 14 days.

He was a retired foreman for Dawson Bridge Company. He had been a funeral director and former owner of Ballou & Anderson Funeral Home. He was a veteran of World War II, and a member of Mud Camp Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Earl Anderson, Nile Anderson, and Roy Anderson, and two sisters, Bercie Dyer, and Grace Pitcock.Survivors include his wife Rose Anderson of Burkesville, KY and the following:
  • One son: Ralph Anderson, Jr. and his wife Charlene of Bowling Green, KY

  • One daughter: Debbie Anderson Lewis of Burkesville, KY

  • One sister: Reece Mae Turner of Indianapolis, IN

  • One sister-in-law: Velma Anderson of Glasgow, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Carmen Mullins, Colette Chelf, Julie Skeeters, and Kent Anderson

  • Seven great grandchildren: Afton Skeeters, Lila Chelf, Andy Mullins, Clay Mullins, Ben Chelf, Jake Skeeters, and Sam Anderson
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main ST, Burkesville, KY in charge of arrangements.

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