William P. “Bill” Anderson passed away February 10, 2015 after a brief illness in Melbourne, Florida. He was living with his twin brother Dr. Robert A. “Bob” Anderson of Rockledge Fl. for the last three years. He and his twin brother Bob were born on July 22, 1927 in Winfield, WV. Bill was 87 years old.
He graduated from Winfield High School in 1945 and attended West Virginia University for two years and was drafted into the U.S. Army at the end of WWII. He served with the ordinance Division at Aberdeen, Md. He was honorably discharged and returned to WV to continue studies for a BA degree in Chemistry with Honors. After graduation he worked for BF Goodrich – Gulf Corporation at Institute. He returned to WVU to enter the School of Pharmacy and earned a degree in Pharmacology. He worked with Turner & Tanner Drugstore in Huntington WV and Trivillian’s Pharmacy in Charleston & Kanawha City for over twenty years. He was a member of Sleepy Hollow Golf Club and is a 50 year member of Kanawha Valley #36 Lodge, a member of the Scottish Rite and a 50 year member of the Beni Kedem Shrine Temple.
He was preceded in death by parents, Jerome W. (Shorty) Anderson and Mae Aeiker Anderson; sisters, Helen Mitchell and Maxine Roberts; brothers, J.W. “Buddy” Anderson and Attorney John G. Anderson.
Surviving brother, Dr. Robert A. Anderson and Eugene G. Anderson. He is also survived by eleven nephews and nieces who loved him dearly.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday February 21, at 11:00 A.M. at Chapman Funeral Home in Winfield. There will be Masonic Graveside Rites following at Winfield Cemetery by the Kanawha Valley Lodge #36.
Visitation will be on Friday, February 20, 2015, from 6-8 P.M. at Chapman Funeral Home in Winfield WV.
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Chapman Funeral Home, family-owned and located at 3624 Winfield Road, Winfield, WV is honored to serve the Anderson family.
Kanawha Valley Lodge #36, Buffalo, WV will have a grave side funeral service for Brother Bill Anderson next Saturday February 21st. Service will be at The Chapman Funeral Home at Winfield, WV at 11:00 am
Meet at funeral Home at 10:30 am. Burial will be in the Winfield Cemetery.