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“Dearest Elizabeth and family,I have just learned of the passing of Durwood. He was always such a kind man,especially to me and Emily. I have fond...Read More »
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Durward O. Anderson, Jr. passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Rocky Mount, NC on January 7, 1941, son of Durward O. Anderson, Sr. and Myrtle Gibson Anderson. He was a devoted and selfless husband, father, grandfather and friend. He is already deeply missed by us all.
He worked in Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. for over 40 years and served our country in the US Army. He was a member of Central United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife Elizabeth "Liz" Anderson and his 3 adoring children; Cheryl A. Ratliff (Scott), Beth A. Strangways (Gregg) and Jason V. Anderson (Cheryl). Also his 7 delightful grandchildren; Ava Elizabeth, Tinsley Grace, and Paris Alexandra Ratliff; Parker Reid and Patrick Scott Strangways; Whitney June and Kyle Robert Anderson. Also his sister Betty Hodges; brothers Gene and Wayne Anderson and a nephew and 4 nieces.
His service will be conducted by Rev. John Choi at Central United Methodist Church, Mathews, VA on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Burial to follow at St. Paul's Church Cemetery, Susan, VA Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home is in charge of the service.
Heaven received a great soul today and many loved ones already there are rejoicing and welcoming him.

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160 Main Street Mathews, VA 23109
Tel. (804) 725-2141

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