George R. Anderson, 84, passed away Monday, October 27, 2008.

George was born June 2, 1924 in Kansas City, MO to George Byron and Alma Gladys (Cooper) Anderson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving three years in New Guinea and Philippines during WWII. After retirement in 1983 he and Dorothy enjoyed their life together traveling abroad and throughout the U. S. making wonderful memories to be cherished forever.

He leaves his wife, Dorothy M. Anderson of the home; daughter, Barbara Lank and husband, George of Independence and son, Charles Ison and wife, Gretchen, of Buckner, MO; 5 grandchildren, Rhonda, Mark, Matthew, Scott and Jennifer; 8 great grandchildren, Angela, Sean, Mikie, Abi, Shane, Radken, Makynzye and Bradyn.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, October 30, at Fairmount Christian Church, 641 S. Ash, Independence, MO where services will begin at 7 p.m. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday, October 31 with military honors at Green Lawn Cemetery, Kansas City, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to Fairmount Outreach c/o of Fairmount Christian Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Park Lawn Funeral Home, 816-523-1234.