Ronald William Anderson, 81, of Hendersonville passed into glory Saturday, June 11, 2016 at St. Joseph-Mission Hospital in Asheville.
He was the son of Roy and Ellen (nee Olson) Anderson of Chicago, IL. Ron was born in Chicago and graduated from William Howard Taft High School in 1951. He received a BS in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Northwestern University in 1956. He raised his family in Ann Arbor, MI, working at Hines (balancing machines). He was an active member of Huron Hills Church, including singing in the choir. He wrote the “Flex User Notes” column in 68 Micro Journal. He retired in 1999 to Hendersonville, NC.
Ron was a member and officer of the Hendersonville Camera Club. He attended First Baptist Church where he sang in both of the choirs over 17 years. He also sang with the J.O.Y. Singers.
Ron had a heart for widows and would volunteer to help with home maintenance chores.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Evelyn; his daughter, Pamela (Joseph) Mullaney; his son, David W. Anderson; and his grandson, Daniel Mullaney.
A Celebration of Life Service is to be held at First Baptist Church, 312 5th Ave W, Hendersonville at 2:00pm on Sunday, June 26, with the Rev. Dave Marshall officiating. A
reception will begin at 1:00pm.
A private burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials will be accepted for a new parking lot for First Baptist Church by Clicking here.
First Baptist Church of Hendersonville - Directions
312 5th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28739