Obituary for Richard “Dick” Anderson

Richard “Dick” Anderson

Richard “Dick” Anderson, age 85, of Warsaw, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020 in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw. Dick was born on August 21, 1935 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania to Lloyd and Etta Jane (Cramer) Anderson. He was united in marriage to Barbara Wolford on February 19, 1966. She preceded him in death January 11, 2012.

Dick owned and operated Dick’s Wrecker & Welding in Warsaw.  He was a former Driver for Warsaw Trucking. His motto was painted on his wreckers, “Be Quick, call Dick”, and yes, he actually raced a Chevy Corvair at the Warsaw Speedway. Dick was a member of New Life Christian Church, Warsaw.

Dick is survived by siblings, Charles (Margaret) Anderson, Mooresville, NC, Harvey (Flossie) Anderson, Warsaw, Sam (Margo) Anderson, Warsaw, Dave Anderson, Pierceton, Joyce Edmonds, Ocala, FL, Esther (Barry) Sipple, Warsaw, Ruth Elder, Cape Coral, FL; step sons, Ted Williams, Winona Lake, Terry Williams, Leesburg .

He was preceded in death by brothers, Daniel, Lloyd, and James; and stepson, Tim Williams.

A Funeral service will be held at 11:30 AM on Friday, September 11, 2020 at New Life Christian Church, Warsaw with Pastor John B. Lowe II officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Friends are welcome to visit with the family from 11:00 to 11:30 prior to the funeral service.

All arrangements for the family are entrusted to McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw.


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