Earl C. Anderson, age 90, of Golconda, IL passed away March, 28, 2018 at the Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, IL. Earl was born February 14, 1928 to the late Virgil E. and Christina (Foe) Anderson in Hardin County, IL.
He married Essie (Patterson) Anderson on June 1, 1960. Earl loved the Lord and attended the Union Social Brethren Church. He was a U.S. ARMY veteran.
Earl enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, gardening and playing cards. He never met a stranger and loved visiting with people whether it was at church, people stopping by or sitting on a bench at Wal-Mart waiting for Essie.
Earl is survived by his wife of nearly 58 years, Essie Anderson of Golconda, IL; one daughter, Della (Robert) Biggs of Hardin County, IL; two sons, Dean (Vanita) Anderson of Bethalto, IL, Victor (Kim) Anderson of Marion, IL; six grandchildren, Brett Anderson, Kahlah Anderson, Jodi Presley, Jennifer Reed, Sydney Anderson, Autumn Anderson; three great grandchildren, Rosalie Presley, Brileigh Presley, Lyla Presley.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Clarence “Doc” Anderson, John Anderson; one sister, Dorothy Wells.
A funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. The service was conducted by Rev. Bernie Cowgill. Interment followed at New Hope Cemetery in Herod, IL. Visitation for the public was held from noon until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.
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