Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for William Henry Anderson

12/13/1937 - 10/02/2022

William Henry Anderson, 84, of Brasstown, NC passed away, October 2, 2022.

He served in the United States Army as a tank operator during the Cuban Missile Crisis. William was a licensed electrician and licensed contractor/builder, working in construction his whole life. He also farmed, raised livestock and grew tobacco, strawberries, and apples. William served on the Soil and Water Board in Clay County for thirteen years. He was a Christian of the Baptist faith and was a faithful deacon at Pine Log Baptist Church.

William was the son of the late Woodard Cline and Sueanna Mae (Willis) Anderson. He was preceded in death by one sister Doris Anderson and one brother Kendall Anderson (Hubbie).

He is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Linda Chambers Anderson of Brasstown, one daughter, Kimberly Chastain and husband, Lamar Chastain; two sons, Jimmy Anderson and wife Robin, and Chris Anderson and wife Samantha; six grandchildren, Alexis Dockery and husband Tylor, Aaron Chastain, Calista Chastain, Tyler Anderson, Diana Anderson, and Jonah Graves; four sisters, Charlene Ross of Brasstown, Faye Ramsey (Walter) of Dalton, Georgia, Carolyn Dayton of Braselton, Georgia, and Glenda Anderson (Rodney) of Hayesville; and one brother David Anderson (Carolyn) of Brasstown; Sister-in-law Nancy Crooks (Alan), Brother -in-law Sheridan Chambers (Lynn), and brother-in-law Richard Chambers (Nancy), and many nieces and nephews. William also left behind two sweet Schnauzers, Tucker and Carter.

A memorial service will held at 2:00 p.m. on October 5, 2022, at Pine Log Baptist Church. Reverends Lamar Chastain and Kevin Miller will be officiating. Inurnment will follow at Pinelog Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends and family may visit from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Service will immediately follow the visitation. Pallbearers are Aaron Chastain, Tyler Anderson, Jonah Graves, David Owens, Jerry Leslie, Dale Fleming, Charlie Caldwell, Bill England, and Max Reese. Nephews are honorary pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to the Pine Log Baptist Church Cemetery Fund in lieu of flowers. Address: Pine Log Baptist Church, c/o David Owens, 65 Pine Log Baptist Church Road, Brasstown, NC, 28902.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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