John L. Anderson
June 21, 1927 ‒ March 03, 2015
John L. Anderson, 87, of Delaware passed away Tuesday morning March 3, 2015 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus.
He was born June 21, 1927 in Mohicanville, Ohio to the late Walter and Helen (Metcalf) Anderson.
John served as customer service manager for GTE at various facilities throughout Ohio and he attended St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Delaware where he served as financial secretary for many years. He was also a former member of the Delaware Kiwanis Club and the former Delaware Elks Lodge #376. He had a passion for golf, the Cleveland Indians and Ohio State Buckeyes. In his younger years, he played baseball and fast pitch softball.
Left to cherish his memory is his son John (Angie) Anderson of Powell; daughters Cheryl Lynn Anderson of Canal Winchester, Sue (Charlie) Likens of Radnor and Cindy (Sam) Dinovo of Delaware; 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandsons; brothers Kenny Anderson of Mohicanville, OH, Darwin Anderson of New London, OH and Stanley Anderson of Ashland, OH; sisters Isabelle June Boley and Ada Mae Henry of Ashland; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of almost 60 years Norma and 3 sisters Imojean Boley, Charlene Thompson and Joan McIntire.
The family will receive friends on Saturday March 7th from 9:00 am until time of funeral services at 11:00 am at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside Drive, Delaware. The Rev. Jennell Rue will officiate. Private family graveside services will be held in Oak Grove Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in John’s memory may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association or St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.
Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com