Charles Ray Anderson

March 10, 1930 - June 5, 2015
Charles Ray Anderson

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Charles Ray Anderson age 85 of Hendersonville passed away Friday June 5, 2015.

Charles was born March 10, 1930 in Madison County, NC to the late Fred Anderson and Bertie Jarvis Anderson.

He owned and operated A&H Sheet Metal, and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. He was a lifetime member of the Elks Club, a member of the Sons of the American Legion and a member of a country club.

“God sends his pure sweet love on the wings of a dove.” On Friday June 5, 2015 God sent a snow white dove to carry my father home to the valley of peace. Never to be forgotten for you will always walk with me. An everlasting love for you lives in my heart.

Your loving daughter,


Charles was predeceased by his parents, three sisters and four brothers, and a daughter, Sharon Anderson.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Anderson of Hendersonville; a daughter, Tina Stepp (Randy) of Hendersonville; step- daughters, Rhonda Matthews (Robert) of Hendersonville and Nedra Willis of Arden; six sisters, Ruby Gilbert, Marie Smith, Jeanette Fortune, Inez Lyday, Juanita Westmoreland, and Doris Anderson; a granddaughter, Melissa (Dwayne) Summey ; three great-grandchildren, Bethany Summey, Jacob Summey, and Nicholas Summey ; two step-grandchildren, Tiffany (Ernie) Bacchino and Brittany Willis; one step-great-grandchild, Alex Bacchino; and a number of nieces and nephews

A Memorial Service will be held at 2 PM Tuesday June 9, 2015 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Reverends Steven Blanton and Jerry Bivens officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior at the church.

Memorials may be made to Samaritanís Purse, P.O. Box 3000 Boone, NC. 28607.


Tuesday, June 9, 2015
12:00 AM

Ebenezer Baptist Church - Directions
2557 Chimney Rock Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • June 08, 2015
    Mary Lunsford & Brenda Gilliam says:
    Virginia and family, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband and father. He was a great person. He will be missed by all who knew him. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. May God Bless all of you. Sincerely, Mary & Brenda

  • June 08, 2015
    Becky Anderson Parker says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with all the family. I can picture Uncle Charles' smiling face and joyful laughter. I'm certain there is much rejoicing in heaven. Much love to my dear family. love you all, and God bless!

  • June 08, 2015
    Larry and Rita Dalton Sweezy says:
    Tina, Your dad was a wonderful man. I don't think he ever met a stranger. We will always remember him as being such an upbeat and happy person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • June 13, 2015
    Tommy and Sharon King says:
    Charlie's family, So sorry for your loss .Charlie was a great man and knew him at Orchard Trace , playing golf . He will be missed , our thoughts and prayers to all the family at this difficult time. Sharon & Tommy Kimg