Bennett Doyle Anderson, age 91 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on April 29, 2014.
Mr. Anderson was born September 26, 1922 in Coffee County, TN to his parents, the late Horace and Bessie Harmon Anderson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Odell Haley Anderson; daughter, Martha Ellen; son, James Marlin Anderson; sister, Annie Ruth Trail; brother, Claude Anderson; granddaughter, Sandia Kay Delong; and grandson, Claytin Spurgin.
Mr. Anderson was a World War II United States Army veteran participating in battles at Ardemes, the Rhineland and Central Europe. He was a professional carpenter , working at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) and in the building of the Opryland Hotel in Nashville with the Eastland Construction Company.
In addition to his work, he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren, as well as, hunting, fishing and camping.
Mr. Anderson is survived by two daughters, Dorothy Evelyn Schultz and her husband Charles of Whitney, TX and Magdaene Carter and her husband Johnny of Manchester, TN; son, Leland Leon Anderson and his wife Betty of Bell Buckle, TN; sister, Christine Anderson; brother, Nolan Anderson and his wife Mary Ann; nine grandchildren, Jackie, Jeanie, Bobby, Jr., John, Iva, Johnny, Jr., Julie, James and Michael; several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be on Friday, May 2, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Central Funeral Home.
The Funeral Service will be conducted on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Central Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Danny Anderson officiating.
Burial will follow at the Fredonia Cemetery with United States Army Military Honors.