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Walter Claude ‘Cecil’ Anderson Jr.

Mr. Walter Claude ‘Cecil’ Anderson Jr. of Halifax died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at Halifax Regional Hospital.  He was born in Halifax County on May 13, 1922 and was 90 years old.  He was the son of the late Walter Claude Anderson Sr. and the late Virginia Hudson Anderson and was married to Kathryn Midkiff Anderson, who survives.

He was a member of First Baptist Church and retired Treasurer of Halifax County.  He was WWII Army Veteran with Company F, 82nd Airborne.

Survivors include one son, Walter Claude Anderson III, M.D. and wife Carol of Sequin, Texas; two daughters, Kim A. Wilson and husband Pete of Big Island and Susan Elliott of Halifax; four grandchildren, Thomas Nathan Anderson, John Henry Anderson, Erin Anderson Wilson and Daniel A. Wilson; two great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by:

Two brothers, Hudson Anderson and Howard T. Anderson; and six sisters, Eunice Temple, Maggie Osborne, Ella Headspeth, Evie Harris, Janey Davis and Helen Burnett, also preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jack Stewart officiating.  Burial will follow at the Oak Ridge Cemetery with military rites.

In lieu of flowers consider Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592

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Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.