Terry Lee Anderson

April 9, 1945 ~ May 27, 2019 (age 74)


Terry Lee Anderson, 74 of Russellville, formerly of Little Rock, AR went to be with the Lord Monday, May 27, 2019 in Russellville.  He was born April 9, 1945 in Little Rock,  to Thomas B. and Lucy Anderson. 

Terry was a remarkable man who retired as a Captain and served a lifetime as an EMT and firefighter in Little Rock. He delivered babies, rescued people out of vehicles and saved countless lives by entering blazing buildings to rescue people. He was a physically tough man who was also compassionate and caring. For years after he retired, he donated blood, plasma and platelets to continue help saving lives.  He was a member of Russellville First Assembly and  a loving husband and "PawPaw" to his family. He will be greatly missed by his sweet, loving dog, Bentley.

He was preceded in death by his parents. 

He is survived by his wife, Loretta Anderson of Russellville; son, Terry Anderson II and wife Charlotte of Little Rock; step son, Joe Cross of Russellville; step daughter, Julie Cross Mendoza and husband Moses of Coon Rapids, Minnesota; grandchildren, Sophie Anderson, Thomas Anderson; step grandchildren, Garrison Cross, Taylor Tumbleson, Micah Mendoza, Mason Mendoza, Mia Mendoza, Melina Mendoza and several other friends and family. 

The visitation will be 5-7 pm Thursday, May 30th, 2019 at Russellville Family Funeral Chapel. The Funeral service will be 2 pm Friday, May 31st, 2019 at Russellville First Assembly with Rev. Mike Norberg officiating. Following the service the burial will be in Bowden cemetery on Crow Mountain. Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Terry's honor to the Missions department at Russellville First Assembly.

Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be Little Rock Fire Department Firefighters. 

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May 30, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Russellville Family Funeral
2757 E Parkway Drive
Russellville, AR 72802

May 31, 2019

2:00 PM
Russellville First Assembly
124 E G Street
Russellville, Arkansas 72802

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