Mr. Roger Neal Anderson, age 73, of Young Harris, Georgia passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at Chatuge Regional Nursing Home. He was born March 28, 1945 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Ray and Mallie (Wooten) Anderson in Waynesville, North Carolina. "Andy" was the seventh child out of twelve born to Ray and Mallie. He served in the United States Army as a Chaplain Assistant and drove General Abrams during the Vietnam era. After serving his country he came home and became an Operations Manager in the trucking industry for many years. Andy collected antique tractors, enjoyed going to the dirt track, and was a great story teller. In his later years he spent a great deal of time visiting with his brothers. Of all the things he enjoyed doing spending time with his grandkids was his favorite. Mr. Anderson is preceded in death by his loving wife of 32 years, Mrs. Charlotte Beaver Anderson; brothers, Jude, Ray Mercer Jr, Kenneth, and Lynwood; and sisters Joanne Proksch and Brenda Teems. He is survived by the love of his life Mrs. Frances Norton; sons and daughters-in-law Drew and Jackie Anderson, Kenny and Tori Norton; son Matt Anderson; daughter Dana Flores; daughter and son-in-law Penny and Terry Ledford; grandchildren Blaze Flores, Cole Ledford, Emily Ledford, Avis Norton, Kobe Hulsey; brothers Lane, Tommy, Terry, Robert and sister Peggy Henson. Also surviving are a number of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Family will receive friends March 2, 2019 from Noon until 1:00P at Little Brasstown Church located at 6120 Harshaw Rd. Brasstown, North Carolina 28902. Memorial service will begin at 1:00P with Rev Aud Brown officiating.
Banister Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.