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Kenton AndersonKenton Alfred Anderson, 68, of Williamsburg, passed away on Friday, March 31 in the comfort of a home filled with family.
He was born in Winchester, Indiana on September 6, 1948 to Junior and Glenna Ruth Davis Anderson. He was a 1966 graduate of Williamsburg High School.
Kenton worked over 30 years with Belden before retiring as a manager. He enjoyed living on the farm with his wife, Pam. He raised exotic animals and then raised and trained racing horses with his father-in-law, Willard Newman. Most recently, he bred show cattle.
Kenton was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was proud of his children and grandchildren. He loved spending time with family and friends. He also enjoyed playing golf and fishing.
Kenton was a faithful member of the Economy United Methodist Church, which has lifted up him and his family through his illness.
Kenton will be missed by his wife, the former Pam Newman, whom he married on July 10, 1992; their children, Stephanie & Tom Chang, Amy & Brad Drendel, Corey & Gina Anderson, Emily & John Baranowsky, Kendra & Eddie Brown and Jon & Sara Starr; grandchildren, Ryan, Alex, Bailey, Hannah, Abigail, Dawson, Ava, Luke, John, Stella, Madison and Nolan; father, Junior Anderson; sisters, Ruth Anderson and Luann Michael & her husband, Joe; brothers, Ron & Sandy Anderson and Larry Anderson; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces & nephews.
Kenton was preceded in death by his mother, Glenna Anderson, in 2005 and his sister, Pamela Anderson, in 1993
Rev. Ken Wooden will conduct a funeral ceremony at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 5 at the Economy United Methodist Church, 306 Market Street in Economy. Interment will follow in the Economy Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Economy United Methodist Church, PO Box 146, Economy, IN 47339 or Reid Health Hospice, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374.
I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers to the entire Anderson family.
Jane Blunk Swearingen Apr 6 2017 12:00 AM
My sadden for his loss. My prayers for the family.
Michael W. Crull Apr 5 2017 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. May you hold special memories in your heart. Prayers for you and your family.
Barb Bowmer Apr 4 2017 12:00 AM
ELEGANCE AND SIMPLICITYSTANDING SPRAY was sent by Lou .
With love and sympathy for your loss. Our prayers are with you. May Kenton rest in peace. Lou & Carol Drendel and Sean & Desiree Barnett.
Desiree Barnett Apr 3 2017 12:00 AM
May God hold you close...
Gail and Joseph Apr 3 2017 12:00 AM
So very sorry to see such a kind and young man leave this world. My best memory of Kenton, was when my son married Emily Anderson and we had just lost my husband that year. He comforted my two daughters Katie and Jayne as they ... as Kenton said, "needed a daddy hug". What a kind and caring thing to do. Me and my daughters will never forget him. Gone too soon! May God bless his family every day.
Judy Baranowsky.....AKA Grama B.
Judy Baranowsky Apr 2 2017 12:00 AM