In Memory

John Anderson

From John’s wife, Kathy Anderson - Spring Woods Class of ‘69.  
John was in the class of 1968 and often visited this site.
 I wanted to let you know of his passing due to a very aggressive metastatic melanoma.

John Ray Anderson, age 69, passed away on May 17, 2019 at his home in Hunt, Texas. He was born John Ray Waits in Bartlesville, Oklahoma to Betty Jean Lawyer and J.R. Waits on August 23, 1949. He was later adopted by his step-father, Dan M. Anderson. He and his wife, Kathryn Cunningham Anderson, were married on August 20, 1970 in Nassau Bay, Texas.

John and his wife both graduated from Spring Woods High School in Houston, Texas. He attended Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas and graduated in 1973 from University of Houston with a degree in Industrial Education. He worked as an Industrial Arts teacher in Cypress-Fairbanks I.S.D. in Houston, Texas and then in Ingram I.S.D. in Ingram, Texas for a total of 40 years.

John loved camping, hiking, and traveling with his family, woodworking, making custom fly rods, and had become an expert in the field of genealogy.

John Anderson is preceded in death by his parents, Betty and Dan Anderson, and his sister, Terry Jean Anderson. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Cunningham Anderson, his daughter, Lisa Anderson Bird, and her husband, Bryan S. Bird, and his brother, Allan D. Waits, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, May 24, 2019 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Kerrville, Texas with Bishop Carlson officiating.