William Arch Anderson
HAUGHTON – A Life Celebration in honor of William Anderson will be held 2 PM, Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home with interment to follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park. Pastor Paul Zimmerman of The Southern Methodist Church of Haughton will serve as officiant. The Family will welcome friends from 5PM to 7PM on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Funeral Home.
William was born to G J and Flora Lee Anderson on October 6, 1946 in Mexia, TX. After serving his country in the United States Air Force, he earned a living in the oil field as a lease operator. William was an avid outdoorsman taking advantage of every opportunity to hunt, fish or farm. He especially liked sharing his homegrown veggies with his friends and family. William passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017.
Preceding Mr. Anderson in death are his parents and one nephew, Stanton Haynes. Survivors include his wife, Reita Anderson; daughter, Shannon Wilson; grandchild, Ciara Wilson; sister, Linda Miller with husband James; stepchildren, Charles Starr, Dawn Allen with husband Danny, and Becky Wine; step grandchildren, Chris, Heather, Matthew, Andrew, Sarah, Mackenzie and Madison; and five step great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that a donation be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in his honor.
The family offers a special thanks to his daughter, Shannon, and granddaughter, Ciara, for loving him unconditionally.