Ted Carroll Anderson

January 16, 1929January 3, 2011

IOWA PARK – Ted Anderson, age 81, died Monday, January 3, 2011, in Wichita Falls, TX after a brief illness.

Funeral services will be 3:30pm Thursday, January 6, 2011 at First United Methodist Church of Iowa Park with Dr. Jon Eckstein, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Iowa Park, TX under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.

Ted was born January 16, 1929 in Wichita Falls, TX to Carroll and Lucille (Smith) Anderson. He and Peggi Reasor were married February 19, 1961 in Wichita Falls, TX. He was the owner and CEO of Armored Roofing Company where he was a charter board member of the Roofing Contractors Association of Texas until his retirement in 1991. After retirement, he started several hobbies, including raising Longhorn cattle on his ranch (Dollar Mark Eleven) in Lincoln, New Mexico. He enjoyed being a member of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Posse, and rode his horse, Goldie, in many parades in and around the State of New Mexico. Ted and Peggi also enjoyed participating in competition Chuckwagon cooking where they received various awards.

Ted loved the outdoors where he enjoyed trout fishing, hunting, and horseback riding. He loved and was dedicated to his family and loved the Lord and showed it in his daily life. Ted was a 33rd degree Mason and a member of Faith Lodge #1158 AF & AM.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his stepparents, Myrtis and Bert Pfingsten of New Mexico, and his beloved son, Steven Anderson. He is survived by his wife, Peggi of Iowa Park; son, Denny Anderson, of Manvel, TX; daughter, Julie Anderson Ressel of Wichita Falls; brother, Stanley Anderson of Abilene, TX; sister, Myrna Grigsby and husband, Wes of Abilene, TX; and a very special nephew, Ronny Berry and wife P.J. of Iowa Park. He loved and was very close to his extended family in Wichita Falls, the Richard Koetter family. His other extended families include Roy Childers family, Midlothian, TX, Paul Yarger family of Palmer, TX, and Wynn Fulton of Cedar Hill, TX, the Leonard Dias family of Sacramento, CA, and many great nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Visitation will be from 6:00pm until 8:00pm Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at Dutton Funeral Home Chapel.

Pallbearers will be Ronny Berry, James Owens, Larry Parks, Cody Parks, Kevin Parks, Terry Tatom, and Cody Barnett.

Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church of Iowa Park or the Wichita County Humane Society.


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 5, 2011
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 6, 2011

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Sharon Campbell

January 7, 2011

I was 19 when I lost my hero. I remember it like it was yesterday. I guarantee you the pain will fade with time and the memories will always remain.
May God Bless you and your Family.
Sharon Campbell

January 6, 2011


Your friends at Thomas St. have you and your family in our prayers during this difficult time. Your Dad sounds like he had a full and wonderful life. God bless. Pete Rodriguez

Jackie Johnson

January 6, 2011

Denny, May God bless you and your family. Knowing that your Father is resting in the arms of our Lord and Savior. Be encourage.

Elizabeth Raines

January 6, 2011


Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. I have such fond memories of your dad and mom's visits to Houston and enjoying dinners at Sam Houston Steak House.

Elizabeth Raines and friends

January 6, 2011


Your friends at Thomas St. send our deepest condolences and prayers to your family. Your father had such a full life! May God bless you and your family during this difficult time. Pete Rodriguez

January 6, 2011

Dear Peggi and Julie,

Ted was a very nice person. He always had a smile for everyone. May God bless and comfort you.

Yeada Gunter

Valerie Rodriguez

January 5, 2011

Denny- My prayers are with you and your family. It is evident your father was loved by many. Rest in the assurance he has recieved his reward.

Lloyd & Bea Forster

January 5, 2011

Ted ,what an amazing individual. Sharing his life with so many. Debbie's Texas Pops and Skylar's PopPops is missed and loved so dearly by our shared daughter and granddaughter and son in law Leonard. Our sincere sympathy to Denny. Our heartfelt sympathy to Peggi Debbie's Texas Momma and Skylar's Mimi. We love you. Your California family. Lloyd and Bea