FLOYD A. ANDERSON - age: 78
(October 14, 1933 to August 29, 2012
LEXINGTON, South Carolina
Visitation for Mr. Floyd Anderson will be held on Friday, August 31, 2012 from 3pm until 7pm at the J.H.Robinson Funeral Home, 701 Hendrix st., Lexington, South Carolina.
Services for Mr. Anderson will be held on Saturday, September 1, 10:30 AM at Spring Hill AME Church, 228 Windy Hill Ct., Gilbert SC. The Reverend Robert China will be officiating. The repast will immediately follow the funeral services and take place in the Spring Hill AME Church dinning area.
Committal services will be held at the Williams AME Church Cemetery, 1323 North Trace Dr., Lexington South Carolina.
Mr. Floyd A. Anderson, Sr. of Lexington, South Carolina, departed his earthly position on August 29, 2012, in order to be reassigned to a position of peace, comfort, and praise with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
He was born on October 4, 1933, in Lexington County to the late Genie and Ordia Leaphart Anderson. He attended school in Lexington County.
Mr. Anderson worked for over 40 years with SCE & G. A lifelong member of Springhill A.M.E. Church, he accepted Christ later in life and has worked tirelessly in several capacities for over 25 years. He most recently served as a Church School teacher and treasurer, roles he carried out even during periods of ill health.
Floyd was preceded in death by his beautiful wife, Jessie Mae Jones Anderson; a beloved daughter, Elizabeth Geiger; two brothers, Wyman Anderson and Robert Lee Anderson; two sisters, Elease Anderson and Eunice Barton; seven in-laws, Marie Anderson (Robert Lee), Maude Anderson (Wyman), Dorothy Harris, Sarah Brown, Essie Bowman, George Jones and Charlie Jones; and one great-grandson, David Davis.
Those left to cherish his memory are: his loving children – Diane (Johnny) Jenkins of Irmo, South Carolina; Rosa Stevens, David (Rose) Geiger, Sr., Floyd (Cynthia) Anderson, Jr., Lorene Anderson, Charles Anderson, Tina (Harden) Gartmon, all of Lexington, South Carolina; one sister – Florisha Smith of Capitol Heights, Maryland; four sisters-in-law – Frances Carter, Willie Mae Jones, Earline Smith and Sarah Ann Watson, all of Lexington, South Carolina; his favorite cousin – Ida Mae Young; his favorite nieces – Barbara Wright and Revious Amaker; best friends – Mr. Andrew and Mrs. Lillian Gates; an “adopted daughter” – Cheryl Maybin; twenty-one grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.