Gifford Eugene Anderson

October 3, 1925April 30, 2013

Anderson, Gifford E. “Andy” age 87 of Shelby, AL formerly of Birmingham, AL went home to be with the Lord on April 30, 2013. He was a very kind and loving man. He will be thought of and missed every single day by family and friends. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in WW II, Korea and Vietnam. He retired as a Chief Petty Officer after 22 years of service. After he retired from the Navy he owned Andy Anderson Realty in Memphis, TN. He was preceded in death by his son, Alan E. Anderson and his mother, Jessie Williams Stephens. Andy is survived by his daughters, Janice L Ross of Georgia, Sharon K. (Steve) McAlister of Oklahoma, and Sandra L (Jim) Tamboli of Mississippi; daughter-in-law, Anne Anderson of Georgia; grandchildren, Chris Spicer, Dawn Kressley, Traci Gray, Steven McAlister, Michael Tamboli, Amber Anderson, and Faith Anderson; 7 great grandchildren. Visitation will be Friday, May 3, 2013 from 11:30 until 12:30 at Ridout's Trussville Chapel. A graveside will be held Friday, May 3, 2013 at 1 PM at Forest Hill Cemetery. We love you Daddy.


  • Visitation Friday, May 3, 2013
  • Graveside Service Friday, May 3, 2013

Gifford Eugene Anderson

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Janice Ross

May 10, 2013

I am so thankful I had you in my life. You were an amazing man and father and someone I looked up to and admired since I can remember. I will never forget the times we had together and the unconditional love and support you always gave me. You will be in my heart and I will think of you and miss your sweet face every day! Until we meet again Daddy... All My Love Always and Forever, Janice

May 4, 2013

You will be missed!

Joanna York

May 2, 2013

I know you will be missed. Save a cold beer for me until we see each other again.

Jan Morris

May 2, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Dawn Kressley

May 2, 2013

You will live in my heart forever granddaddy! I am thankful for the many wonderful years I had with you. You are the best grandad anyone could ask for! Give Spunky and Alan hugs and kisses for us! Lots of love always and forever!