Gerald Anderson

Gerald (Ray) Anderson, 59 of Freeport, Fla., and formerly of Crawfordville, Fla., passed away Jan. 6, 2013, after a battle with cancer under care of Covenant Hospice.

Ray was a carpenter by trade and an avid fisherman.

Ray is survived by two children, William (Gerald) Anderson and April Elizabeth Anderson; grandchildren, William “Parker” Anderson and Andrea Elizabeth Anderson of Crawfordville; brother, Donnie Anderson of Alford, Fla.; sister, Patty Dula (Bob) of Blairsville, Ga.;, numerous nieces and nephews; and family and friends. Also survived by caregiver and companion, Rachelle Chemotti and man’s best friend, Dixie.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Annette Strickland Sasser, J.R. Sasser; brothers Jimmy Anderson, Danny Anderson, Jamie Sasser; and grandparents, Aaron and Lola Strickland.

His family would like to thank his faithful friends who were always there for him, Mr. Glenn with Clary-Glenn Funeral Home for his kindness and assistance, and Covenant Hospice for their excellent and loving care.

Private services to be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.