ANDERSON, Arthur Pershing

Date of birth: 17 Aug 1918 Johnson County

Date of death: 16 Feb 1982 Morgantown

Brown County Democrat 3 Mar 1982


Arthur Pershing (Job) Anderson, 63, Morgantown, owner of A.P. Anderson Insurance Agency, died on Thursday, February 16, 1982 at his home after suffering a heart attack. He had been in ill health for several months. He was born in Johnson County on Aug. 17, 1918 to Arthur (Southpaw) and Marie Dine Anderson, both of whom preceded him in death, his father dying this past winter.

Anderson married Peggy Snyder on July 17, 1946 in Indianapolis and she survives. He worked during World War II for the Corps of Army Engineers, operated Anderson Funeral Home in Morgantown from 1949 to 1953 and operated the insurance agency from 1966 until he retired in January.

Anderson was a member of Morgan County Humane Society and secretary of East Hill Cemetery Board.

A son, Mike Anderson of Columbus, a daughter Penny Harris of Martinsville, a sister, Betty St. John of Morgantown and a grandson survive.

Rev. Clarence Davis officiated at the funeral on Friday, February 19 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home. Burial was at East Hill Cemetery.

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