A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson for Mr. Lee B. Anderson, 82, a native of Norphlet, Ark., and a resident of Patterson for over 50 years, who passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at 9:25 a.m. at Lafayette General Medical Center.
Mr. Anderson was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather who never met a stranger. He retired as a pipeline inspector from Louisiana Intrastate Gas to which he dedicated over 40 years of faithful service.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Carolyn Doty Anderson of Patterson; two sons, Brent and his wife Mona of Houma, and Robert and his wife Ava of Lafayette; one daughter, Mary of Thibodaux; an additional daughter-in-law, Dorothy of Alexandria; seven grandchildren, Randy, Phillip, Robert II, Lauren, Grant, Adrianna and Kamryn; and six great-grandchildren.
He also is survived by his godmother/sister-in-law, Dolores Doty Hahn; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee B. Anderson Sr. and Myrtle Williams Anderson; one son, Terry Anderson; one brother, Charles Anderson; and one sister, Jessie Bell Reagan.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson, 8-10 a.m.
Pallbearers will be Robert, Robert II, Donald Sr., Donald Jr., Grant and Brent.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary Inc., 1111 Lia St., Patterson, LA, 985-395-7873.
To view the online obituary and memory book, please visit www.iberts.com.