Anderson, William Harold (June 18, 1921 - February 10, 2002)
Douglas Budget - February 20, 2002A private interment for Bill Anderson, 80, was held by his family at Willow Grove Cemetery in Buffalo. Mr. Anderson, a former Buffalo resident, died Feb. 10 at Wyoming Retirement Home in Basin.
William Harold Anderson was born June 18, 1921, in Manville, to Harvey and Mary Anderson. He was reared and educated in Lost Springs. In September 1942 he joined the U.S. Army and served in the European Theater during World War II with Charlie Company of the 90th Division of the Third Army. he was with general Patton when they crossed the Rhine.
Mr. Anderson was discharged in March 1946. In April 1947 he married Lulla Tarrant in Douglas, where the couple made their home.
Mr. Anderson worked in the oil fields. After his divorce he lived in various places in Wyoming, settling in Rock Springs where he remarried and spent his working life.
He became a resident of the Veteran's Home of Wyoming in 1977, where he lived until 1999 when he moved to Annie Holt Care Center. He moved to Wyoming Retirement Center in Basin in August 2001.
He was a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion. Mr. Anderson enjoyed woodworking and spending time in the mountains.
He is survived by daughter Linda Webber and her husband Bill of Buffalo; half-brother Malford Watson of Seattle, Wash.; grandson Bill Webber and wife Angie of Buffalo; and great-granddaughter Alescea of Buffalo.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a great-granddaughter.
Memorials to the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes in Denver in care of Adams Funeral Home, 351 N. Adams Ave., Buffalo, 82834, would be appreciated by the family.