Roy Stephen “Steve” Anderson Jr., 84

by | October 11, 2017 4:26 pm

   Funeral services for Roy Stephen “Steve” Anderson Jr., 84, were held Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at Twin City First Baptist Church with Rev. Max Rodgers officiating, assisted by Rev. Franklin Sasser. Interment, officiated by Elder Tommy Rountree, followed in the Coleman Family Cemetery in Twin City. He passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Emanuel Medical Center.

   Mr. Roy Stephen “Steve” Anderson Jr. was born January 14, 1933, in Lincolnton to the late Roy Stephen Sr. and Bonnie New Anderson. He lived most of his life in Twin City. He was a 1952 graduate of Emanuel County Institute (ECI) and was owner/operator of Anderson’s Gulf Services from 1969-2012. Anderson, being a humble Christian servant, was a member of Twin City First Baptist Church Baptist Brotherhood, serving as secretary/treasure for 14 years. He was also a member of Twin City Lions Club. Working was one of his favorite pastimes, along with spending time with special family and friends. He also loved traveling. In addition to his parents, Anderson was preceded in death by his beloved sister, Dr. Bonnie Anderson Bray.

   Survivors include special family, Sarah and Alexander Clay Jr. of Twin City, Melinda and Greg Johnson of Swainsboro, and Suzette and Neil Clay of Canoochee, and cousins, Edith Brown Dekel and family of Savannah, Dr. Randall Brown and family of Valdosta, and Rusty Brown and family of Swainsboro.

   Pallbearers were the deacons of Twin City First Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers were members of Twin City Lions Club, the ECI Class of 1952, and Sonny Trappnell.

   The family would like to acknowledge Pruitt Health Hospice, Christi Womack, and the nursing staff of Emanuel Medical Center.

   Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Twin City First Baptist Church, C/O Jackie Breedlove, P O Box 298, Twin City, GA  30471.

   Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors was in charge of arrangements.

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