Robert E. Anderson, Sr., 73, of Indianapolis, passed away November 1, 2012. The son of Abner A. and Alberta M. Damaree Anderson, Robert was born October 23, 1939 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
A U.S. Army veteran, Robert was a member of Woodside United Methodist Church, Teamsters Union Local 135 and American Legion Post 348. He retired from Sysco Foods as a warehouseman.
Services 1:00 p.m. November 6, 2012 in Forest Lawn Funeral Home – 1977 South State Road 135, Greenwood, where friends may call from 3:00 to 8:00 pm. November 5, 2012. Burial with military honors will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Robert is survived by his wife, Sandra J. Fivecoat Anderson of Indianapolis; son, Robert E. (Corina) Anderson, Jr. of Indiana; daughters, Sherri K. (Vernon) Stidd of Indianapolis, Darla “Red” Anderson (Joe Gilliland) of Indianapolis, Kelly J. Anderson (David James) of Indianapolis and Tamara D. Miles (Frank Chaney) of Beech Grove; brothers, Albert “Bud” Anderson of Anaheim, California, James “Jim” Anderson of Oakland, California and Theodore “Ted” Anderson of Indianapolis; 8 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren, 1 step-great-grandchild.
Contributions may be made to the American Legacy Foundation – 1724 Massachusetts NW Washington DC 20036.