Johnny R. Anderson

December 29, 1963 ‒ November 25, 2011

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Johnny R. Anderson, age 47, of Mount Vernon died on Friday afternoon, November 25, 2011 in the Emergency Room at Knox Community Hospital. John was born on December 29, 1963 in Mount Vernon.

John enjoyed riding his Harley and spending time with family and friends.

John is survived by his wife of 29 years, Darla (DeCooman) Anderson, his children, Rachel (Cory) Cox of Newark and JJ (Lindsey) Anderson of Danville; grandchildren, Pierce Anderson, Talan Cox, Brayden Anderson and Blakeleigh Anderson; his father, John Anderson of Mount Vernon, his mother, Betty (Robert) Scott of Eustis, FL; and many other family and friends.

John was preceded in death by his brother, Jeffrey Anderson and a nephew, Josh Anderson.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2011at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Food for the Hungry, c/o Nelson & Nelson CPA’s, 1684 Venture Dr., Suite B, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

Private expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of John R. Anderson.