American Veteran 02

SGGT Larry Dewayne Anderson

June 25, 1949 ~ January 22, 2021 (age 71)


SGGT Larry DeWayne Anderson, 71 was born June 25, 1949 in Tyler, Texas. On January 22, 2021 he heard the master’s call, and he transitioned from labor to reward.

He attended Stanton High School, and graduated from Whitehouse High School. Larry also attended Tyler Junior College.

As a child growing up, he attended New Bethel Baptist Church, and later became a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.

SGGT Larry Anderson retired from Summit Industrial Products. During his lifetime, his employment included Tyler Pipe Industries, Henson Bail Bond, a Chauffeur for the Woodard’s, Borden Milk Company, Marriott Resort of Dallas, Ward Exploration, and Bob Loggins.

Larry served in the U.S. Army, and was a Vietnam Veteran.

Those left to cherish his memories are his loving and devoted wife, Gail Anderson, Tyler; two sons, Larry Donnell "Banky" Anderson, Tyler, Texas; Khory Hadnot of Denison, Texas; two daughters, Shelia Hayden "Mon", Tyler, Texas; and Erica Nwaeze of Houston, Texas; seven brothers, Michael (Lisa) Mass, Palestine, Texas; Gregory Mass, Kenneth Mass of Tyler, Texas; Eddy Kelly, and Willie Anderson of Midland, Texas, Willie B. (Cynthia) Mass Jr. of Ft. Worth, Texas; and Glen Ray (Susie) Mass of Riverdale, California; five sisters, Yvonne Gail Brown of Tyler, Texas, Sendy (Clarence) Gardner of Midland, Texas, Marie Oates of Midland, Texas, Sherri Badger of Crosbyton, Texas, and Sharon Anders of Midland, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and other loved ones

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February 3, 2021

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brooks-Sterling Funeral Home
302 N Ross Ave.
Tyler, TX 75702

Funeral Service
February 4, 2021

11:00 AM
Shady Grove Baptist Church Tyler
12480 FM 14
Tyler, TX 75706

Interment following funeral service
February 9, 2021

Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75211

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