Willie “Bill” Anderson, 88, of Greeneville, went to be with the Lord on December 20, 2021 after a period of declining health. Willie was loved by all those who had the pleasure of meeting him. He spent most of his life as a truck driver, which he loved doing. Willie was also an avid horse lover and loved to ride as much as he could. Willie was also known as “the Barrell Man” as he met many of his friends while selling barrels around the area. One of Willie’s greatest attributes was his love for helping people. It was told that he had a farmer friend that had been hospitalized. He quit a great job to help this family. Willie stated “they make jobs every day, but not good friends.”\nWillie was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Barnett; father, Carlous “Red” Anderson; a son, Billy Darrell Anderson; and the mother of his children, Dorothy Davis.\nWillie is survived by his two sons and daughter-in-law: Everett Anderson of Greeneville, and Mark and Lisa Anderson of Greeneville; five grandchildren and their spouses, Timmy and Cecilia (Cece) Anderson, Tyler (TJ) Anderson, Robert and Faith Cole, Lourinda Anderson-Church, and Mikayla Cole; one great-grandchild, Cayden Cole; and brother, Ivan Lawson; several special friends, Barbara Woolsey Southerland, Roger Woolsey, Doug Woolsey, Tracy Gass, Jerry and Maggie Hopson, Lynn Malone, and Donald Weems.\nA special thank you to those who cared for “Sweet Willie” at Laughlin Healthcare and Amedysis Hospice.\nThe family will receive friends Sunday from 4-7 at Jeffers Afton Chapel, funeral service will be held Monday at 2pm in Jeffers Afton Chapel, graveside service will follow at Pine Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Claude Davis and Rev. Nathan Reynolds officiating.\nPallbearers will be, Roger Woolsey, Doug Woolsey, Tracy Gass, Scott Jackson, Jimmy Lamb, Timmy Anderson, T.J. Anderson, and Jerry Hopson.\nJeffers Funeral and Cremation Services are in charge of these arrangements. \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nWillie David Anderson, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.