Anderson – Lawton “Andy” Anderson, age 63, of Olustee, Florida passed away May 23, 2009 leaving to grieve the love of his life Janet. Mr. Anderson was born in Macon, Georgia to the late Lawton Dorsey Anderson and Lizzie Jane Anderson on August 24, 1945. He lived and breathed for hunting, fishing, spending his time on Ocean Pond with his “Pond Friends”, motor cross racing, and raising his beagles. Mr. Anderson loved his work as the Executive Housekeeping Director over Environmental Services of the Housekeeping Department at Northeast Florida State Hospital. He was the former writer for the Outdoor Sports section of The Baker County Press. Mr. Anderson loved his wife and children more than anything and he cherished spending time with his family, friends, his employees of the Housekeeping Department and friends at NEFSH.
Family members include his loving wife of 39 years: Janet M. Anderson of Olustee, FL; his daughters: Ashley Anderson English (William) of Jacksonville, FL and Tiffany Anderson Hartman (Frank) of Fernandina Beach, FL; his brother: John M. Anderson of Jacksonville, FL; his sisters: Carolyn J. Stershic of Sarasota, FL and Connie J. Barrett of Boston, MA; his brother and sister in law: Joni and Kenneth Largen of Jacksonville, FL; his grandchildren: Sebastian and Finley Hartman; his unborn grandchild: Andie Hartman; his special hunting buddy: Hunter Thomas Anderson; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 2:00 pm at Christian Fellowship Temple in Macclenny, FL with Chaplin Sam Kitchen and Joey Dobson officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. The arrangements are under the care and direction of V. TODD FERREIRA FUNERAL SERVICES, 250 North Lowder Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 (904)259-5700. Visit www.ferreirafuneralservices.com
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