RIP: School Board member Bill Anderson passes away. UPDATED: Short obit. UPDATEDx2: Full obit.

Floyd Thomas announced his passing at tonight’s Board of Supervisors meeting.

Will update when I know more.

UPDATE, 09/10/2008 12:49 a.m.: His obit from The Free Lance–Star:

William A. Anderson, 71, of Ladysmith died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green.

UPDATE, 09/11/2008 3:24 a.m.: A full obit from The Free Lance–Star:

William A. “Bill” Anderson, 71, of Ladysmith died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at his home.

Born in Richmond, he had retired in 2000 as a vocational teacher at Hermitage Technical Center. He was a master marine and auto technician and he was awarded “Teacher of the Year” while at Hermitage.

In his younger years, he was a champion water skier and had recently begun his second term as Madison representative to the Caroline School Board. He also was a member of Grace Community Church in Caroline.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Anderson; three children, Sharon Anderson of Richmond, Mary Lynn Anderson of Stafford County and Bill Walker of Fauquier County; a stepdaughter, Carol Sloper and her husband, John, of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.; a stepson, Gene Mongole and his wife, Kimberly, of Arnold, Md.; a sister, Betty Phillips of Arkansas; a brother, Roy Anderson of Alexandria; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his stepdaughter, Linda Mongole. He also leaves his dog, Suzie Q.

A funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Caroline Community Service Center, 17202 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green, with the Rev. Cash Beveridge officiating.

The family will receive friends at the center following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Community Church, 10536 Gallant Fox Way, Ruther Glen, Va. 22546.


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