John Paul Anderson, 78, of Tarpon Springs, Florida, formerly of Francis Mines, passed away Thursday (April 7, 2016) in Tarpon Springs.
He was born in Worthington on May 24, 1937, a son of the late Archie "Ott" Anderson and Genevieve Manley Anderson.
John is survived by his former wife, Joann Anderson; four children, Mary Anderson Paushel, Joyce Anderson, Sarah Robin Anderson and John Anderson; 10 grandchildren, Shawn Paul Lopez, Shane Lopez, Kristina McDougall, Jonathan Anderson, Dana Anderson, Steven Anderson, Mariah Paushel, Megan Paushel, Jenna Anderson and Nadia Suissa; and 12 great-grandchildren, Kiersten, Kylie, Collin and Adalynn Lopez, Libby and Jacob McDougall, Carmella Ann Dzombar, Blake Sisler, Sylvia, Justis, Bunni and Calista Anderson. He is also survived by one brother, Richard Anderson; and one sister, Mary Lou Toll.
Mr. Anderson was also preceded in death by one son, Dana Anderson; two brothers; and one sister.
John was formerly employed by Owens-Illinois and Martinka Coal, but his passion was carpentry.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St., Shinnston. Interment will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Enterprise.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com. Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Anderson family.
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