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Russellville Family Funeral
Thursday May 30th, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Russellville Family Funeral
Friday May 31st, 2019

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Terry Lee Anderson

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. 

Obituary and online guestbook are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com .

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Terry was alot of fun to work with. He always had a smile and friend. Prayers of comfort for Loretta and family. Bob Franklin, LRFD.

Bob Franklin May 31 2019 12:00 AM

Terry, was a very sweet and nice person. Terry will be greatly missed by all. Loretta and family, we love you and send our love and prayers during this difficult time.

Greg and Debbie Ennis May 31 2019 12:00 AM

Loretta and family, we send our condolences and will be praying for you all. Love ya!

Thomas and Laveta Reed May 31 2019 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy May 30 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. May God's Word the Bible, prayer and your precious memories comfort you during this difficult time. Isaiah 25:8; Psalms 34:18, 19.

Nicole May 29 2019 12:00 AM

Great guy I know he will be missed by all. We be praying for the family during this time. Rick Miller Retired LRFD

Rick Miller May 29 2019 12:00 AM

Capt. Anderson was a great Firefighter and great man. I learned so much from him. Prayers for the family but rejoice that he is walking the streets of gold. Bob Sharp. Retired LRFD

Bob Sharp May 28 2019 12:00 AM