William Lee “Pete” Anderson Sr., 72, a resident of McLeansboro, Illinois, passed away Friday, August 24, 2018 at SSM Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
He was born July 20, 1946 in Canton, Illinois to Elvin Lee and Edith (Abbadusky) Anderson. Pete was a United States Army Veteran having served during the Vietnam War. After concluding his military service he worked as an administrator in the healthcare field.
Pete is survived by his wife, Anna Mae Anderson of McLeansboro; son, William Lee (fiancé’ Misty Wilson) Anderson of McLeansboro; sisters, Mabel (Jim) Plumb of Genesco, IL and Janey (Leroy) Munts of Navarre, FL.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, John Anderson.
Funeral services will be Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with Rev. Robert Sefried officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday, August 26 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro. He will be laid to rest at Hebron Cemetery near Walpole with Graveside Military Honors performed by American Legion Post 106 of McLeansboro and a U.S. Army Honors Team.