Charles E. Anderson, age 75, of Ray, Ohio, passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 at the Holzer Medical Center of Jackson.  He was born July 26, 1945 in Chillicothe, Ohio to the late Willard Sr. and Mildred Christina Brown Anderson. 

Charles Anderson was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in Vietnam and was a member of the Wellston VFW Post 9092 of Wellston.  He worked for the U.S. Postal service in Franklin County, Ohio and was a member of the United Community Baptist Church. 

He is survived by his son: Charles E. Anderson II; daughter: Mary Anderson; brothers and sisters: Wilma “Jean” (Leroy) Carrington, Ralph E. Anderson, William L. (Denise) Anderson, Elma Johnson, Douglas Anderson, Brenda Waulk and Howard Reed; granddaughter: Carey M. Newman; as well as several nieces, nephews and many close friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother: Willard “June” Anderson Jr.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 at the Caldwell Cemetery off old 35 with Rev. Roger Ford officiating, and with military services provided by the Jackson Chapter 45 DAV.

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