MARION THOMAS “PORK CHOP” ANDERSON, age 68, of Decherd, departed this life suddenly on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Southern Tenn. Medical Center in Winchester, Tenn. 

He was born in Winchester, Tenn. to the late Hubert and Ruby Anderson. 

Mr. Anderson was employed for many years as a meat butcher before he was employed at the Franklin County Board of Education as a custodian where he retired from.  He was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church in Shelbyville.  He also served in the Army National Guards.  Mr. Anderson was a former member of the Dixieland Street Rods and also a former C.B. radio user as you can guess that is where his “nickname” came from “pork chop” was his handle.  Mr. Anderson was a loving and devoted, husband, brother, father and grandfather. 

He was preceded in death by his brother, Paul Anderson and sister, Lida Boswell. 

He is survived by his wife, Sue Anderson of Decherd, son, Troy (Tonya) Anderson of Shelbyville, Tenn., sister, Sarah Ashby of Decherd, granddaughter, Stephanie Anderson and niece, Melissa Prince of Manchester. 

Visitation with the family will be from 4:00-8:00 P.M. on Wednesday evening in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services. 

Services are scheduled for 3:00 P.M. Thursday evening at Grant Funeral Services with Bro. Jason Williams, officiating. 

Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester.

Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.