Homer David "Andy" Anderson

March 12, 1923August 28, 2013

Homer David “Andy” Anderson, of Soddy Daisy, finished his brave and lengthy battle with Parkinson ’s disease on Wednesday, August 28, 2013.

Andy served our country with honor during World War II and the Korean War and retired from the Coast Guard Auxiliary. He was a classic example of “the greatest generation”. He worked with the Chattanooga Post office and retired from the Engineering Department with the City of Chattanooga. Andy was an avid bowler in the Chattanooga leagues. He loved to fly and was a certified Pilot. Andy was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. He will be missed by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Homer D. Anderson, Sr. and mother, Cecilia Anderson.

Andy is survived by his wife, Verna; son, David (Lynn) Anderson of Maryland; daughters, Christine Anderson, Elizabeth Moore, Sue and Donna; step-daughters, Donna (Hobert) Sweatman of North Carolina and Debra (Craig) Rogers of Hixson, Diana (Ron) McCahill of Hixson and Delores (Quintin) Thompson of Alabama; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 11:00 am on Friday at the North Chapel.

Services for Andy will follow at 11:00 am on Friday at the funeral home chapel with Reverend Clair Sauer officiating. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens with military honors.

The family has asked in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made in Andy’s name to Grace United Methodist Church,9833 Hixson Pike, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379 or Hospice of Chattanooga at P. O. Box 19269, Chattanooga, TN 37416.

The family would like to thank Larry and Buddy with Hospice of Chattanooga for their loving care of Andy during his illness.

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson. Please share your thoughts and memories at


  • Visitation Friday, August 30, 2013
  • Funeral Services Friday, August 30, 2013

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Christine Anderson

August 31, 2013

I love you, Dad. I am going to miss you. Like you said, everything is going to be alright. Thank you for taking me to Heaven with you, as I am keeping you here on Earth with me. I will see you soon. You will always be my hero! Love, Chris

To my other family members: I will always love you and pray for you.

August 31, 2013

Dear Aunt Verna, Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and will miss Andy very much! We will always remember his great sense of humor! Love and prayers, Meier Family, Cantrell Family and Don Dedmon