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Donald L. Anderson
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Obituary for Donald L. Anderson

DONALD L. ANDERSON, 71, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away Thursday afternoon, September 14, 2017 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He was born in Tower Hill, Illinois on July 19, 1946, the son of the late David E. and Bessie (Ethridge) Anderson.

Donald proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He retired from Navistar following 30 years of service. He enjoyed camping, hiking, motorcycle riding, car shows, watching drag races, antique tractors, and reading Western novels.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Julie J. (Corman) Anderson; a brother, Larry F. (LaTrisha) Anderson of Urbana, Ohio; a sister, Ruth (Rodney) Simpson of Astoria, Illinois; many nieces and nephews including, Michael and Shaun Simpson, Schuyler (Dean) Sears, Timothy Anderson, Katina Poppenhager, Dennis Anderson, and Debbie James; and numerous great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers, David “Butch” Anderson Jr. and Raymond Anderson.

A time to gather and celebrate Donald’s life will be held from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Saturday in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME.

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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503


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