Walter Louis Anderson, 90, died June 6, 2020, in Ocala, FL, where he has lived since 1980. He was born May 30, 1930, in Whitley City, KY, son of Arthur and Callie (Freytag) Anderson. Walter also had a close relationship with his stepfather, Charles Rosenmayer.
Walter graduated from Royerton High School in 1948. He served his country in the United States Air Force from 1948-1955. After being honorably discharged, he graduated from Indiana Business College. Walter married the love of his life, Sunday Smith, in 1970. They celebrated 50 years of marriage in May. Walter was an avid golfer and loved playing with his brother, George, more than anything.
In addition to his parents, Walter was preceded in death by his sisters, Carolyn and Billie, his brother, George, his daughter, Cathy, and his granddaughter, Ashley. He is survived by his wife, Sunday (Smith) Anderson, his children, Kristee (Anderson) Guy of Knoxville, TN, Eric Anderson and his wife, Marsha, of Muncie, IN, and Bridgit (Anderson) Gallagher and her husband, Mike, of Hendersonville, NC, six grandchildren, Andrea Edmonds, Nathan Guy, Rachelle Haughn, Jeanette Crouch, Darren Anderson, and Eli Gallagher, many nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren.
A service of remembrance will be held Thursday, June 11, 2020, from 4:00-6:00 pm at Roberts Funeral Home, 2739 SE Maricamp Road, Ocala, FL. Those who wish to remember Walter in a special way may make gifts in his memory to Hospice of Marion County, P.O. Box 4860, Ocala, FL 34478-4860 or online at https://www.hospiceofmarion.com/donate/. Condolence cards may be mailed to 4960 SE 37th Court, Ocala, FL 34480.