Cotten Funeral Home

2201 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC


Joseph "Joe" Anderson Sr.

April 22, 1943June 25, 2020

Joseph Raymond "Joe" Anderson, Sr., 77, of New Bern, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 25, 2020.

Joe was a hard worker, a good provider and enjoyed helping others. He loved his family with all of his heart and especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his children, Deborah Stembridge, Michael Anderson, Bambi Brown, Melisa Anderson, Joseph R. Anderson, Jr., and Brandon Anderson; brother, George Anderson; sisters, Annette Warren, Judy Gladson, Frances Kite, and Letha Ryan; as well as fourteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

In keeping with his wishes, there will be no service.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Joseph "Joe" Anderson Sr.

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Douglas Dixon

June 30, 2020

I wanted to edit my message Micheal Raymond and Missy Joe I put Micheal Wayne so again Micheal Raymond And Missy Joe Sorry about your father Rip "Uncle Joe" your cousin Doug

Tammy Nyberg

June 29, 2020

Mr. Joe was a good man. He would do anything to help you. I remember when we all went to River of God church he brought a couple of horses for the kids to ride and they had a blast. Always hugged Mr. Joe when I saw him. My whole family loved him and will miss him.
Tammy Collins Nyberg

Douglas Dixon

June 28, 2020

Micheal Wyane and Missy sorry to see you father has past, may your heart be filled with memories and love... "Uncle Joe" rest in peace!!!

Jennifer Baker

June 27, 2020

Melissa Joe and family. My deepest condolences to y’all. Your daddy was a great man. He will be missed.