A graveside service for Lester “Leck” Anderson, 91, of Elkmont, will be at 11:45 a.m. today at Pleasant Hill Cemetery with Tim Anderson officiating.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at McConnell Funeral Home.
Mr. Anderson died at home Tuesday, July 17, 2012.
He was born Dec. 1, 1920, in Limestone County to John Anderson and Ella Mae Putman Anderson. He served in World War II. He was a farmer and painter. His favorite job was being a caretaker at Antioch Cemetery. He was a member of the Church of Christ faith. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, James Anderson, Raymond Anderson and J.L. Anderson; and two sisters, Margaret Martin and Lorene Norman.
He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Kathryn Weece Anderson; two daughters, Sherry Davis of Elkmont, and Cathy Worsham and husband Glen of Pulaski, Tenn.; one brother, Alvin Anderson of Tanner; two sisters, Gladys Miller of Elkmont; Louise Black of Elkmont; four grandchildren; Renea Davis Clem, Scott Davis, Scarlet Hardy and Heidi Lovelady; and four great-grandchildren, Davis Carter Clem, Jack Thomas Hardy, Lillie Hardy and Landon Lovelady.
Pallbearers will be John Witt, Richard Christensen, Tommy Hardy, Dennis Black, Mike Adams and Scott Davis.
Honorary pallbearers will be Scarlett Hardy, Renea Davis Clem and Heidi Loveday.