Delbert Ray Anderson, 58, of Williamstown, Missouri, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.
Delbert was born on July 30, 1960, near Knox City, Missouri, the son of Charles Edward and Bertha Marie Corbin Anderson.
He graduated from Highland High School, near Ewing, Missouri, in the Class of 1978.
Delbert worked in Texas for a time for SiesPro before returning to Northeast Missouri where he worked in the maintenance department at Charles Industry and then as an ammonia service technician at Wellness Meats both of Canton, Missouri. In his spare time he enjoyed working various side jobs such as carpentry, roofing and remodeling.
He enjoyed playing golf, bowling on leagues (he once scored 299), he participated in all sorts of sports related betting pools but his favorite was playing Fantasy Football “8 time champ!” he also enjoyed playing pool, riding horses, hunting and fishing. Most of all, Delbert loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren who were his pride and joy.
He is survived by his daughter, Desarae Blickenstaff of Canton, Missouri; a nephew he loved as a son, Travis Reid Anderson, eight grandchildren, Ariella Bradley, Kaiden, Dominic and MaKayla Blickenstaff, Damien and Serenity Anderson, Kyla Jennings and Jasper Anderson; three brothers, Cecil Raymond Anderson of Liberty, Illinois, Robert “Bob” Anderson of Knox City, Missouri and Charles Kevin Anderson of Fulton, Missouri; three sisters, Shirley Hawkins, Dorothy Wolters and Debra Kincaid all of Knox City, Missouri; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Dusty Ray Anderson; and a brother, Ronald Anderson.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the Doss Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri.
Visitation will be on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Knox City Cemetery, in Knox City, Missouri.
Pastor Paul Burton will officiate and Casket Bearers will be Travis Lillard, Jeremy Geisendorfer, Ted Livingston, Drew Frese, Kirk Briscoe, and Lonnie Martin. Honorary Bearers are Damien Anderson, Kaiden Blickenstaff, Dominic Blickenstaff and Jasper Anderson.
An expression of sympathy in memory of Delbert Anderson may be left to the Family’s Wishes. A memorial may be left at or mailed to the Doss Funeral Home 208 N. 4th Street, Edina, Missouri 63537.