Michel Lee Anderson, Sr.
October 24, 1947 ‒ April 01, 2021
Michel Lee Anderson, Sr., age 73, of Marengo, died peacefully at home on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Born in Zanesville, Ohio to the late Robert Lee, Sr. and Doris M. (Freeman) Anderson. Veteran of the U.S. Army, Viet Nam, Purple Heart Receipient. Mike was a hard worker, having worked as a Carpenter, Truck Driver and Auto Mechanic. He loved his family and his friends with all his heart. He was the best dad, grandpa, great-grandpa and friend that anyone could ever ask for. Mike cherished the time he got to spend with his daughter, granddaughter and great-grandchildren. He loved his hot rods, cars, trucks, racing, hunting arrowheads and rocks. He loved fishing, going to car shows and swap meets and collecting guns. Mike loved life and was usually the life of the party.
In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by his grandparents who raised him, Frances and Florence Noble; brother, Robert Lee Anderson, Jr.; sister, Toodie; grandson, Zachary Anderson.
Mike is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Tonya and Kelly Conley; son, Michael Lee Anderson, Jr. all of Marengo; granddaughters, Brittany (Cory) Haldeman of Cardington and Cierra Anderson of Mansfield; great-grandchildren, Nash and Kallie Haldeman, Brielle Harney; half-sisters, Cindy Lou, Shelly, Starlene, Cathy, Sherry and Joy; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many very close friends who were like family to him that he loved very much, including Shane Holtrey of Marengo, whom he thought of as his own in which they shared a very special bond.
Funeral Service 4 PM Thursday, April 8, 2021 at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. State Route 61, (at SR 3), Sunbury, where the family will be receiving friends from 2 PM until time of service. Mr. Thomas Dea’therage, Funeral Celebrant. Interment with military honors at Marengo Cemetery.
A Fellowship Gathering in celebration of Mike’s life will be held at the American Legion of Marengo immediately following burial.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Anderson family. Please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com to share a memory or condolence with the family.