Philip E. Anderson

January 9, 1926January 17, 2013

Philip E. Anderson of Bloomington, passed away in Garden Villa Care Center on January 17, 2013 where he had loving care. He was the son of Arthur and Beulah (Deming) Anderson and was born on January 9, 1926 in Bloomington. Philip was a veteran of the US Navy and served in WWII. His previous employment was truck manager at Graham Motor Sales until its closing. He then co-owned Beard, Weaver and Anderson Chrysler, Jeep, Ford and Tractor dealership in Bloomington. He was active in the family business and enjoyed spending time on the family farm.

Phil was a member of N. Central Church of Christ, the American Legion and Elks as well as the Bloomington Hospital Foundation Heritage Society. He was also a private pilot and enjoyed golf. He made a hole in one at Rolling Meadows when he was 69 years old. He enjoyed many years of playing golf at Myrtle Beach with his friends. Phil is survived by his loving wife Bonnie of Bloomington and his son Marc (wife Paula), granddaughters; Aimee(Ed)Kelly and Andrea Anderson, great granddaughter Payton Kelly and great grandson Colten Kelly. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Paul Anderson sisters, Cora Troth and Mildred Yates.

Friends may call on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 10a.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. all in Day Funeral Home, 4150 E. Third St., Bloomington, IN 47401. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to:


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 22, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Robin Cox

February 6, 2013

So sorry to hear about Phil but we know he is now at peace. You are both forever part of my dearest childhood memories. Love you.
Robin Hankins (and Mickey) Cox

I pray that sweet memories will outshine your sorrow.

Mark Phillippe

January 24, 2013


I am so sorry to hear about you dad's passing. I was out of town or would have been there for the service.

I always enjoyed your dad and it is sad to lose another great man.

Mark Phillippe

Dannie and Myrna Walls

January 21, 2013

We were sad to hear of Phil's passing but know he is with his Father. Both your smiling faces will continue to be imprinted on our hearts and always know how much we love you both.