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Earl Anderson

September 5, 1926 — August 15, 2014

Earl Anderson, 87, of Rock Fork Road, Morehead, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014 at the St. Claire Regional Medical Center.

He was born on September 5, 1926 in Rowan County, Kentucky, a son of the late Willie and Carrie Caudill Anderson.

Earl was retired from the state highway department and was a United States Army Veteran having served during World War II. He was a member of Flat Fork Church of God, Morehead Masonic Lodge No. 654 and the Eastern Star. Earl was a Kentucky Colonel and he enjoyed farming, cattle and working.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Larry Gayler Anderson and five brothers, Delmar Anderson, Jessie Anderson, Dallas Anderson, Roy Anderson and Clester Anderson.

Survivors include his wife, Julia Stone Anderson who he married on October 14, 1949, two daughters, Norma (Talmadge) Porter of Morehead and Patsy (Jerry) Stephens of Morehead, three brothers, William T. "Bill" Anderson, Claude Anderson and Lloyd "Buster" Anderson all of Morehead. two sisters, Nina Bowman of Morehead and Tina Ward of Wilmington, Delaware, two grandsons, Earl Gerome Stephens of Atlanta, Georgia and Jerry Gayler (Julie) Stephens of Morehead, one great-grandson, Layden Thomas Stephens and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Tuesday in the chapel of the Lane-Stucky-Gray Funeral Home with Rev. Delmar Logan, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Hogge Cemetery at Cranston with Full Military rites conducted by the Corbie Ellington American Legion Post No. 126.

Visitation is from 5 PM until 9 PM Monday at the funeral home.

Masonic Rites will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home by the Morehead Masonic Lodge No 654.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Gayler Stephens, Earl Gerome Stephens, Jack Anderson, Shane Middleton, James Barker, Layden Stephens, Herbert D. Lewis and Elvis Middleton.

Honorary Pall Bearers will be members of the 377 Volunteer Fire Department, Morehead EMS, Plummer Fultz, Flat Fork Church of God, Justin Anderson and Mark Hamilton.

Contributions are suggested to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40502

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