Thomas Rhea Anderson, 70, of Sparta, TN passed away Friday, November 22, 2019 in Sparta, TN. He was born at St. Thomas Highland Medical Center in Sparta, TN on January 23, 1949 to the late Jessie and Willene Brown Anderson.
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He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a man of many traits, his favorite was truck driving, but the job he loved most was being a Dad to his children and Pa to all his grandbabies.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by; Brother- Eddie Anderson, Sister- Pam Quaves, and two infant brothers.
Survivors include; Loving wife of 39 years- Gail Anderson
Sister- Wanda Vinson (Jerry) of Tullahoma, TN
4 Sons- Carl L. Curtis II (KIM) of McMinnville, TN, Tracy Curtis (Silissa) of Doyle, TN, Donavon Anderson (Samantha) of Sparta, TN and Greg Parker of Auburntown, TN
2 Daughters- Tina Curtis (Mike) of Doyle, TN, and June Barrett of Gassaway, TN
14 Grandchildren- Daniel Barrett of Auburntown, TN, Josh Curtis (Autumn) of Murfreesboro, TN, Miranda Stephens (Dustin) of Gainesboro, Jordan Barrett (Adara) of Cleveland, TN, Aaron Puckett, of Sparta, TN, Zackery Barrett of Auburntown, TN, Matt Dunn of Sparta, TN, Madison Curtis of Brentwood, TN, Logan Mills (Kaleb) of Soddy Daisy, TN, Courtney Curtis of Brentwood, TN, Brooklyn Anderson of Sparta, TN, Alli Curtis of Doyle, TN, Cayleigh Anderson of Sparta, TN, and Erianna Anderson of Sparta, TN
7 Great-Grandchildren- Autumn Stephens of Gainesboro, TN, Lakelyn Stephens of Gainesboro, TN, Cruz Curtis of Murfreesboro, TN, Wyatt Barrett of Auburntown, TN, Brooklyn Barrett of Auburntown, TN, Brentley Barrett of Cleveland, TN, and Luna Curtis of Murfreesboro, TN
Special Cousin- Joan Dutz (Art) of Warren, Michigan
Several nieces, nephews, and other family members.
The Memorial Service will be Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Doyle Nazarene Church in Doyle, TN with Bro. Tracy Curtis officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to time of service on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at the church.
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