Michael Joseph Anderson of Rolla, Missouri was born on June 5, 1953 in Ironton, Missouri to Roy Benjamin and Velma Elizabeth Orr Anderson and passed away on March 12, 2019 at the age of 65 years, 9 months and 6 days.
He served 20 years in the United States Navy and was a life member of the VFW along with a member of the St. James VFW 5608 and served as the Commander and many offices of the VFW.
He is survived by one daughter, Katrina Anderson of Rush City, Minnesota; one brother, Lindel Anderson of Rolla, Missouri; sister, Denise Burke and husband Augie of St. James, Missouri; nieces and nephews, Linda Blair, Otto Burke, Tera Anderson; great nieces and nephews, Colton and Lillianna, Sarah Blair and Kyllian and Trystan and Landyn; other relatives and friends.
Graveside services with full military honors were conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday March 18, 2019 at the Waynesville Veterans Cemetery at Waynesville, Missouri.
Family and friends gathered at the Jones Funeral Home at 9:30 a.m. on Monday March 18, 2019 and were escorted to the cemetery by the Patriot Guard Riders.
Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.