Richard E. Anderson, 72, of 9 Crane St., Jamestown, formerly of the Lutheran Retirement Home, Swede Road, Ashville and Ft. Myers, Fla., passed away at 9:18 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 5, 2013), in WCA Hospital.
He was born April 18, 1940, in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of the late Arnold L. Anderson and Bessie Waite Kane.
While living in Florida, for many years he was head maintenance supervisor for the Edison Home in Ft. Myers, Fla.
Surviving are his children: Michelle Gillis of Cape Coral, Fla., and Michael Anderson of North Ft. Myers, Fla.; a sister Harriett Lank of Celoron, N.Y.; and a brother, Alan Anderson of Willow Springs, N.C.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Lyle Anderson.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Visitation will not be observed.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Richard at www.lindfuneralhome. com.