Sunset Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens

8800 North Alpine Road, Machesney Park, IL


James Anderson

November 24, 1965June 23, 2020

James “Jimbo” Arthur Anderson was born November 24, 1965 in Rockford, Illinois to Robert and Nancy (Endres) Anderson. Jim passed away on June 23, 2020. Jim began his roofing career in 1982 and worked as a roofer for over 35 years. Jim loved building model cars and had a deep appreciation for music. Above all, Jim cherished his family. Anytime a family member needed help, Jim was there.

Jim is survived by his parents, Robert and Nancy Anderson; siblings, Kevin Anderson, Robert (Judy) Anderson Jr, Judith Elaine Anderson, Rebecca (Gary) Sands, and John Russell Anderson; Many nieces and one nephew; Many great nieces and nephews.

A Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 28, 2020 from 1pm to 3pm at Sunset Funeral Home (8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park, IL 61115). Due to current health concerns everyone that enters will be required to wear a mask. There will be a private graveside service and interment for family only.


  • Celebration of Life Visitation

    Sunday, June 28, 2020

  • Graveside Service (Private)

    Monday, June 29, 2020

  • Interment (Private)

    Monday, June 29, 2020


James Anderson

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Laurie Dobbs

June 24, 2020

I will always remember the endless nights I spent hanging out with you uncle Jim. Thank you for teaching me the love and appreciation for music and life! You will be forever remembered and always missed.
Love always,
Laurie "porkchop" Dobbs