James W. Anderson, Sr., of St. Peters, son of the late James Floyd and Mary Jane Rickman Anderson, was born in Beach Corner, Missouri on October 7, 1932, and passed away at his home, with his wife of 64 years by his side, in St. Peters on September 8, 2017, at the age of 84 years, 11 months and 1 day.
James had lived in the Bloomfield area most of his life and moved to St. Peters twelve years ago. He attended the New Beginnings Church in St. Peters and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
On November 2, 1951, he married Nola May Jones in Piggott, Arkansas.
Surviving are his wife, Nola M. Anderson of St. Peters; three grandchildren and spouses, Richard Dale & Tina Anderson of St. Peters, Jennifer Lynn & Bryan Jones of O'Fallon, Rachel Michelle & David Charron of Springfield, Missouri; twelve great grandchildren; one great great grandson; and one sister, Sharon Anderson of Hartford, Michigan. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by his son, James W. Anderson, Jr.
Friends may visit on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. when services will be held at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Ken Long of St. Peters and Rev. Dale Presley of Dexter officiating.
Interment will follow at the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri with full military honors. Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.