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Richard Lewis Anderson, Jr.

August 4, 1950 ~ July 7, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old
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Richard L. Anderson, Jr., age 72, of Uniontown, PA and formerly of Brownsville, PA passed away peacefully on July 7, 2023, at the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV surrounded by his loving family.

Richard was born in Uniontown, PA on August 4, 1950, to the late Richard Anderson, Sr., and the late Henrietta Hunt Anderson Davis in Uniontown.

Richard’s greatest joy was his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He always said, “Grandma Loretta and I will be watching and praying for them from Heaven.”

He graduated from Laurel Highlands and attended Cal State College in California, PA. He was on the football team at Laurel Highlands Junior and Senior High Schools. He worked numerous jobs, including Rockwell International in Uniontown and Sony Corporation, until his retirement due to health reasons. He always believed in taking care of family first.

Richard played for many softball teams. His favorite team to play for was the team in Royal, PA. He won a few championships with the team. He helped coach biddy league football, basketball, and baseball in Brownsville. He also coached teener league baseball with Tedd Knisley, and he umpired softball. He was a Djay for many years. Charles Hackett was his best friend.

In addition to his parents, Richard is preceded in death by his wife and love of his life, Loretta; son, Richard III; stepfather, Emanuel Davis; and his brother, Dale Anderson.

Richard leaves behind his daughter, Michelle Anderson; sons: Michael (Ashley) Anderson, Kevin (Lisa) Anderson, Jason Lewis, Shawnta (Jodi) Lewis, and Brian (Lisa) Harris; sisters: Sharon Anderson Green and Deborah (Van Dyke) Rowell; brother, Gerald Anderson; step-brothers: Cleo Davis, Bobby Davis, step-sisters: Linda Swint and Joyce Drummer; sister-in-law, Corrine Hackett; 12 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; aunts, uncles, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

A public visitation will be held at the LANTZ Funeral Home, Inc., 297 E. Main St., Uniontown, PA on Saturday, July 15, 2023, from 11:00 am to 1:00 PM followed by the funeral service at 1:00 PM. Interment will immediately follow at Lafayette Memorial Cemetery in Brier Hill, PA.

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Saturday
July 15, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Lantz Funeral Home Inc.
297 E. Main St
Uniontown, PA 15401

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 15, 2023

1:00 PM
Lantz Funeral Home Inc.
297 E. Main St
Uniontown, PA 15401

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