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Walter Carl "Lefty" Anderson, Jr.

October 29, 1928 April 3, 2019
Walter Carl "Lefty" Anderson, Jr.
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Obituary for Walter Carl "Lefty" Anderson, Jr.

Walter Carl (Lefty) Anderson, Jr., 90, of Martinsville, VA passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at King’s Grant Retirement Community. He was born October 29, 1928 in Grand Rapids, MI to the late Gertrude Bos Anderson and Walter Carl Anderson, Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Marian Davis, Doris Gargett and Ruth McCormick.

Mr. Anderson was a faithful member of First Presbyterian Church of Martinsville for more than 50 years. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He retired from Guardsman Products after 30 years.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Constance Muir (Connie) Anderson, of Martinsville VA; son, Robert Walter Anderson and wife, Pennie of Roanoke VA; daughter, Susan Muir Landis and husband, William H. Landis of Chapel Hill, NC. Also surviving are grandchildren, Elspeth (Eppie) Landis, Sarah Landis and Will Landis; step-grandchild Donovan P. Duff and wife, Shannan; great-grandchild Alice E. Eagen; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9 at First Presbyterian Church of Martinsville with Rev. Mark Hinchcliff and Chaplain Paul Johnson officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 551, Martinsville, VA 24114.

The family wishes to thank the staffs at King’s Grant Retirement Community and Mountain Valley Hospice for their care and compassion.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Anderson family. Online condolences may be made at

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2:00 PM 4/9/2019 2:00:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Martinsville

1901 Patrick Henry Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112

The family will receive friends following the service

First Presbyterian Church of Martinsville
1901 Patrick Henry Avenue Martinsville 24112 VA
United States

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