James E. Anderson, 88, of Savannah, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Monday July 8, 2019 at his residence following a period of declining health.
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Born March 2, 1931 to the late Tate and Jessie Mae Anderson, James was born and raised in Dawson County. He moved to Decatur, GA for a period of time and then moved to Savannah many years ago. Mr. Anderson worked in automobile sales and management for over 50 years. After his retirement he did floral delivery for several florists in the Savannah area. James was a member of Solomon’s Lodge #1, F&AM and was a member of the Alee Shrine Temple. He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and he enjoyed flying, boating, NASCAR, and spending time on the river. Also preceding him in death were his wife, Betty Anderson; stepdaughter, Cynthia Erni; brother, Armous Anderson; and infant twin brothers, Horace and Harold.
Surviving are his sister, Margaret Black, Winter Park, FL; stepson, Gregory “Chip” Perego, Savannah; special niece, Amy Black, Birmingham, AL; and special nephew, Ronald Black, Winter Park, FL.
Funeral services will be held Friday July 12, 2019 at 2 o’clock at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Mike Owens will officiate. Interment will follow in the Dawsonville City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.