Edmond "Eddie" "Eddie" Anderson

June 24, 1919May 11, 2013

Edmond "Eddie" Anderson, age 93, of Austwell, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013. He was born June 24, 1919 in Taylor, Texas to the late Carl G. and Hannah S. Anderson. He served in the United States Army during WWII in the European Theater. He received the Purple Heart Medal. He was a member of the VFW Post #6290 of Refugio County. He was a farmer in the Austwell area, and was also a member of the First United Methodist Church. Eddie is survived by his sons, Donald (Judy Young) Anderson, and Carl (Lisa) Anderson, all of Austwell; six grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Louise Jackson Anderson; daughter, Jean Marie Vaughan; two sisters; and five brothers. Visitation will be held 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Monday, May 13, 2013 at Colonial Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held 10:00 am Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at the Tivoli Cemetery, with the Rev. June Cantrell officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Kevin Anderson, Ryan Anderson, Chris Myers, Tate Waldrum, Jimmy Jackson, and Craig Lenhart. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Texas or the First United Methodist Church of Austwell. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at


  • Visitation Monday, May 13, 2013
  • Graveside Funeral Service Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Edmond "Eddie" "Eddie" Anderson

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Chaplain Richard Reuer

May 14, 2013

I wish to extend to you and to members of your family my deepest sympathy on your loss. May the Lord's loving promises comfort you and give you strength as you walk through this difficult time. On behalf of a grateful nation as an expression of appreciation for the honorable and faithful service rendered by your loved one. (If you wish a personalized memorial card sent to you with history of playing of taps, 21 gun salute, meaning of each fold of the flag as a keepsake, mail to: Chaplain Richard Reuer, Honoring Those Who Served Ministry, 1206 6th St SW, Minot, ND 58701. Or click contact and leave an address to which card be mailed to. (This is a free service to fallen veteran families.) The card and information is not available to be sent via email. So remember to include a mailing address if you use email. Thank you.