Richard J. “Bill” Anders

May 25, 1929 - January 30, 2011

05/25/1929 - 01/30/2011

Richard J. ìBillî Anders, 81, of Fletcher, passed away Sunday, January 30, 2010, at Beystone Health and Rehabilitation. A native of Transylvania County, he lived in Henderson County the last nine years. He was the husband of the late Phyllis Post Anders who died in 2001. A retired Army Master Sergeant, he served from 1949 through 1970 in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He attended St. Phillips Episcopal Church and was a member of the American Legion Post and the Elks Lodge in Brevard.

Survivors include two sisters, Nellie Henderson and her husband Don of Hendersonville, Jane Cooke of Salisbury; a brother, John David Cooke of Lawrenceville, GA; three nieces, and two nephews.

No local service is planned.

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Jeff Neelands
8 years ago

Nell, I am so sorry about the loss of your brother. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you, Jeff & Laura Neelands