James T. Anderson

November 5, 1919July 10, 2012

James T. Anderson, 92, of San Antonio passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday July 10, 2012. He was born on November 5, 1919 to Sarah and William Anderson. He served proudly during WWII in the United States Navy and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He was preceded in death by his wife, Caroline Anderson and his five siblings. Jim AKA Papa/Pops was the proud father of two wonderful kids Saradiane Lane (husband Bill), Garry Anderson (wife Easter). In addition to an amazing father, Jim also was a caring grandfather to his four grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. Jim was one of the happiest and most caring men. Jim loved to talk about his years of delivering mail at Fort Sam Houston. Jim made a lasting impression to everyone he met in his life. We will all miss him. A visitation will be held on Wednesday July 11, 2012 from 5:00-8:00 PM at Colonial Funeral Home. Graveside service and interment will be held on Thursday July 12, 2012 at Sunset Memorial Park at 9:00 AM.


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 11, 2012
  • Graveside Service Thursday, July 12, 2012

James T. Anderson

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Senator Leticia Van de Putte

July 18, 2012

Please accept my deepest sympathies on the loss of your beloved. There are never any right words to express how deeply sad I am for the pain your family is enduring at this difficult time.

As Chair of the Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations, I am sincerely thankful for his valiant service in defense of our rights and freedom.

His commitment to family, friends, our community, and to serving our great nation leaves a wonderful legacy. May the love and the wonderful memories you shared with him help you when you need it most. He will never be forgotten, and your family will be remembered in my prayers.

Tommy & Margie Bryson

July 13, 2012

Our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Our prayers are with you.

July 12, 2012

Edward and I thought alot of Jimmy and Caroline. We had good times visiting and at family reunions. Sorry we did not get to see you.

Cora and Ed Sadler

July 12, 2012

I am so sorry Edward and I were unable to attend the viewing and funeral. We would have enjoyed visiting with both of you. Jimmy and Caroline was always such happy people.
Cora and Ed Sadler

Cora Hester Sadler

July 12, 2012

I always enjoyed Jimmy and Caroline. He was always fun to be around and always upbeat. Sorry I could not make the viewing and funeral. Would have enjoyed visiting with both of you.

Mary & Joe Ducharme

July 12, 2012

Diane, I am so sorry to hear about your dad.Our thoughts and prayers to you, Gary and your families. A sunset on earth is a sunrise in heaven.

joey baker

July 12, 2012

Gary, I'm sorry for your loss. It seems he was a good man and had a good life. My prayers are with you. God Bless. Joey Baker

M.R. "Blackie" Blackburn

July 12, 2012

I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.

July 11, 2012

Gary and Diane, I have such fond memories of your dad from early in my childhood when he and your mom came out to Nannie and Opa's house for Uncle Barney's bar-b-que dinners. He was always so up-beat and encouraging. I will remember him always.

Barbara Ann O'Connor

Susan Edwards

July 11, 2012

He cheered our days with his genuinely kind heart, his winning smile, and his cheerful greetings. I'm sure even heaven is now brighter. Our sincerest sympathies go to you and yours.