Ruel Anderson

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 15, 2010

Mr. Ruel “Andy” Anderson, 82, died at 4:28 p.m. at Hospice Ministries on April 13, 2010.

Visitation will be Friday, April 16, 2010, from noon until 1 p.m. at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence with services at 1 p.m. at the funeral home chapel.

Mr. Anderson was a World War II and Korean Conflict veteran. He was a man who loved his family and spent his leisure time fishing and camping on the Big Black River. Mr. Anderson was known by many of his friends as “Cowboy Anderson.”

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He is survived by his wife, Margaret Anderson of Vicksburg; sons, John Anderson and Bobby Anderson, both of Brandon, and Troy Anderson of Mendenhall; daughters, Wanda Priester of Dallas, Sue Anderson Rodgers of Brandon, Rosie Anderson Brock of Florence and Debbie Buckelew of Learned; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

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