Richard Lewis Anderson age 76 of the Ottway Community passed away at his home Thursday January 12, 2023. He was of the Baptist faith and was a US Navy Veteran, stationed in Germany and Hawaii, after 4yrs then retired from the Social Security Administration after 36 years. He is survived by his wife of 54yrs Alline Anderson, daughter Elizabeth Anderson, 2 brothers and sister-in-law James and Judy Anderson of Richmond, VA, Donald Anderson of Blue Ridge, GA, sister and brother-in-law Jo Lynn and Bill Carstenson, several nieces and nephews, special friends Lyle and Jeanne Weems, Terry and Mike Turner, Ted Weems. He was preceded in death by his parents Hilyard and Marion Anderson, sister-in-law Lori Anderson. At his request there will be no formal services and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the charity of the donor's choice. Jeffers Funeral and Cremation Service are in charge of the arrangements.