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James Sanford Anderson, Jr.

James Sanford Anderson, Jr., age 76, of Niota, TN, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.
A native and life-long resident of McMinn County he was a son of the late James Sandford, Sr. and Mary Ruth Smith Anderson.
He was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church, and was retired from CSX Railroad after 31 years of service.  He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Vietnam. James loved his family and The Lord.  
He is survived by his wife of 54 years and 11 months; Marie Anderson of Niota;
3 sons and daughters-in-law,
Houston and Lisa Anderson of Riceville  
Michael Anderson of Niota
Brad and Sandy Anderson  of Niota
3 sister and brothers-in-law, Betty and Beecher Tallent of Athens, Carolyn and Glen Standridge, Sandy and Duane Wyrick of Knoxville;
6 grandchildren, Josh Anderson, Kiersten Anderson, Jason Anderson, Morgan Anderson, Jacob Anderson and Alex Anderson.
Several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be 7:00 PM Monday, March 18, 2019 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Leamon and Rev. Kenny Waldrop officiating.  Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Cedar Grove Cemetery.   Active pallbearers will be Josh Anderson, Jason Anderson, Jake Anderson, Evan Chastain, Caleb Lawson, and Sammy Pallent. Memorial contribution may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital.  The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Monday prior to the service at the funeral home.  Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs.com/notices/James-Anderson.  Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.

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A candle was lit in memory of James Anderson, Jr.

Jarrell and Sandy Watson Disspain Mar 24 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your great loss. I can only imagine the reunion that is taking place on the streets of glory!!! Prayers for all of the family.

Linda Walden Johnson Mar 19 2019 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your loss.Our hearts and prayers are with you.
Carolyn and Jimmy Curtis

Carolyn and Jimmy Curtis Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

With our sincere sympathy.

David & Becky Leamon and Family Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

Wishing for peace and comfort for Marie and the boys....our thoughts and prayers are with you... Kelly and Scott

Kelly Hunt Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Anderson, Jr.

Randy, Rick Anderson Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

He was truly a good man and truly missed. Our thoughts and prayers for you all.

Randy, Rick Anderson Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

April and myself send our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you and the families during this difficult time. May GOD bless you all. May HIS strength be your comfort.

Andy and April Latham Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

Ms.Marie. We're so sorry to hear about Brother James passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely Steve Blankenship and Family.

Steve Blankenship Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking and praying for the family. If you all need anything please let us know. We love you all very much.

Mike, Candi, Hannah, Michael & Luke Dunn Mar 18 2019 12:00 AM

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