July 5, 1951 - October 9, 2017
Leonard Eugene “Gene” Anders, age 66 of 1863 New Haven Road, Sparta, NC passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. He was born July 5, 1951 in Forsyth County to the late Leonard Mack and Doris Bowers Anders. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by infant sister, Sharon Anders; sister-in-law, Margaret Scholbrock. Gene was a deacon at New River Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, caring father and provider. He is survived by his wife Betty Rector Anders of the home; one daughter, Constance Anders Danley and husband Brandon of Mt. Airy; one granddaughter, Maycee Danley; three brothers, Dale Anders and wife B.J. of Farmington; Chris Anders and wife Carol of Mocksville; Joe Anders and wife Gail of Sparta; one sister, Lynette Royal of Mocksville; one brother and sister-in-law, James Ray Rector and wife Martha of Santa Teresa, New Mexico; several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles also survive. The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to honor the life of Gene at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 13, 2017 at New River Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Jenkins and Reverend Wilmer Shepherd officiating. Interment will follow at the home place. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home and other times at the home of Joe and Gail Anders, 1103 Brown Road, Sparta, NC. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Grandview Memorial Funeral Home, 789 Grandview Drive, Sparta, NC 28675 to help the family with funeral expenses, or to Sparta-Alleghany Fire Department, PO Box 365, Sparta, NC 28675. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Anders family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.grandviewfuneralhome.com.
Leonard Eugene “Gene” Anders, age 66 of 1863 New Haven Road, Sparta, NC passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. He was born July 5, 1951 in Forsyth County to the late Leonard Mack and... View Obituary & Service Information
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