Charles P. Anderson
Charles P. Anderson
  • December 19, 1932 - January 7, 2018
  • Madison Heights, Virginia

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The Reverend Charles Pruden Anderson, Jr., son of the late Dr. C. P. Anderson and Dorothy Daughtrey Anderson, died at his home, Sunday, January 7, 2018.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Betty Jane Wilder Anderson; a daughter, Susan Anderson Lipscomb and husband Vinnie; four grandsons, Jaime Rodriguez, Jr. and wife Catherine, Michael Hensley and wife Crystal, Bradley Hensley and wife Kara and Drew Hensley and wife Summer; 10 great grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Dale Dance and husband Wilton of Chesterfield; a brother, John Lee Anderson of Richmond; three nieces, one nephew and numerous cousins.

Charles was a graduate of the University of Richmond and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He proudly served his country in the US Army.

He Pastored churches throughout Virginia for over 50 years including the First Baptist Church of Monroe and Winfall Baptist Church in Gladys. After retirement he served as interim Pastor for several area churches. Charles served as President of several ministerial associations and on the Virginia Baptist General Board. He was Chaplain of Monroe Ruritan Club and served as Pastor of the Royal Ambassador Piankitank Camp. He preached revival services throughout Virginia and led a Mission trip to Hungry.

A service celebrating his life will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 12, 2018 at the First Baptist Church of Monroe with Pastor Glynn Coleman officiating. Interment will follow in Amherst Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Whitten Monelison Chapel and at other times at the residence.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the Alan B. Pearson Cancer Center and special appreciation for the concern and excellent care of Dr. Kevin Patel.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the First Baptist Church of Monroe. 139 Francis Ave., Monroe, VA 24574 or Winfall Baptist Church, 2076 Pigeon Run Rd, Gladys, VA 24554.

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