Curtis L. Anderson Sr.

September 4, 1936September 10, 2010

Anderson, Sr., Curtis L. born September 4, 1936, residing in Knoxville, Tennessee, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior at the age of 74, on Friday, September 10, 2010. Curtis attended Stair Tech High School and was owner-operator of South Knoxville Home Improvement. He was an active member of Hillcrest United Methodist Church; previous president of the South Knoxville Republican Club, served on the tax board of equalization and worked for the Knox County Election Commission. In the year 2000 he was awarded “Republican of the Year” by the National Republican Congressional Committee for his exceptional dedication. He was preceded in death by his parents Willet D. Anderson and Illa Smith-Reeves, and his brother, Arthur A. Anderson. Survivors are his loving wife of 55 years, Agnes P. Anderson; children: Melinda Anderson-Nelson and Curtis L. Anderson, Jr.; grandchildren: Courtney (Chris) Nelson-Breeden, Shawn T. Nelson and Ashley N. Anderson; brother, Gary W. (Sandra) Reeves; sisters Jackie (Jack) Anderson-Bowlin and Brenda Reeves-White; many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff at UT Medical Critical Care Unit for their love and support. Curtis will be greatly missed by his family and the many people that had the pleasure of calling him a true friend. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Curtis’s favorite charities, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and Hillcrest United Methodist Church, 1615 Price Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37920. Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Hillcrest United Methodist Church with the funeral service to follow at 7:00 PM, Rev. Richard Richter and Pastor Pat Polis officiating. Family and friends will meet at Highland South Cemetery at 10:30 Wednesday for interment services. Honorary pallbearers will be L.C. Presnell, Lank Presnell, Larry Presnell, Shawn Nelson, Chris Breeding, Lynn Anderson, Earl Carringer, and Jeff Cox. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Tuesday, September 14, 2010
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, September 14, 2010
  • Burial Wednesday, September 15, 2010

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September 21, 2010

We express our heartfelt sympathy to the Anderson family in the loss of Curtis. He was one of our loyal customers over the years.
Our prayers are with you, Agnes, as well as the rest of your family.
Just remember not to say "Goodbye", but "We'll see you later".
May our Lord and Savior bring you comfort in the days ahead. Ed and Susan Carter (Knoxville, TN)

David Holmes

September 20, 2010


We are sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Beecher, Barry and Jill Mayfield

September 17, 2010

Agnes, Melinda adn Curtis,

We are sadden to hear about the news of Curtis. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. The Mayfield family has many many special memories of Curtis and the entire family and we will cherish these.

September 16, 2010

We were very sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers. Love Michael & Denise Blevins

September 15, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Uncle Curts family. Just always know that God
has a new angel in heaven now. Sometimes death is a blessing when a saint who was so ill goes on to heaven. However for loved ones left behind it can be a sad time.Let go and let God be your atrength during this trying time.
Love and prayers,
Lisa and Glenn Brock

September 15, 2010

To Agnes and family-I got to know Curtis very well when we served on the Trustee's committee at Hillcrest. He was a dear man. I thought a lot of Curtis. And, to you Agnes, i consider you a good friend and think of you often. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Gayle Tipton

Rich & Betsy Bimbi

September 14, 2010

We are saddened to hear the news about your father passing. Please pass along our condolences to the rest of your family. Our thoughts are with you and them.

Cheryl Ross

September 14, 2010

Curtis, Agnes, Melinda & rest of Family - So sorry to hear of the loss of Curtis, Sr. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

September 14, 2010

Melinda, We were very sorry too hear about the loss of your father. We miss you here at work and we are all saddened after hearing of his passing. May God give you and your family comfort and peace during this time. We love you. You are in our prayers.

Co-Workers and Friends
Vista Radiology P.C.

Carl and Jan Asp

September 14, 2010

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