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Gilbert Anderson

Gilbert Calvin Anderson

Wednesday, March 23rd, 1927 - Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Obituary

Gilbert Calvin Anderson, age 92, died peacefully at home in Irving, Texas surrounded by his loved ones on Monday, December 9, 2019. He was born in Davilla, Texas to Edward and Ethel Marie (Brown) Anderson on Wednesday, March 23, 1927. Gilbert proudly served in the U.S. Army for 20 years, retiring as Staff Sergeant in 1966. During WWII, he was a member of the 124th Ordnance Battalion, B Company. He excelled in the area of aviation radio communications from his studies at Texas State Technical College and experience in the U.S. Army which applied to his post military career. He was hired on at Rockwell International in Richardson, Texas for his last position for many of years before his 1989 retirement.
Gilbert is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Richard, James Preston and George Anderson, sisters Ginger Bell Spaulding, Audrey Gyllenskog and June Horn. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 50 years, Lien Anderson; daughter Catherine Anderson of Atlanta, Georgia; son Edward Anderson and wife Kimberly of San Diego, California; granddaughter Gwyneth Anderson of San Diego, California; granddaughter Lyla Anderson of San Diego, California; sister Dawn Wagner of College Station, Texas; niece Jane Joplin of Irving, Texas as well as numerous extended family and friends. The family will receive friends between 1:00 and 3:00pm on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home, 707 N. MacArthur Blvd in Irving. A graveside service with Full Military Honors will be held at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mtn Creek Pkwy in Dallas on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 9:15am. The family invites you after the service to join them for a reception at the American Legion Post 453, 2755 Bachman Dr. in Dallas between 10:00am and 2:00pm.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 12th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Thursday, December 12th, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Brown's Memorial Funeral Home
    Address
    707 N. MacArthur
    IRVING, TX 75061
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  • Service

    Friday, December 13th, 2019 | 9:15am
    When
    Friday, December 13th, 2019 9:15am
    Location
    Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
    Address
    2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
    DALLAS, TX 75211
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    Notes
    Graveside service with Full Military Honors
  • Interment

    Location
    Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
    Address
    2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
    DALLAS, TX 75211
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  • Reception

    Location
    American Legion Post 453
    Address
    2755 Bachman Dr.
    DALLAS, TX 75220
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    Notes
    The family invites you after the service to join them for a reception between 10:00am and 2:00pm.

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The Spaulding Family. Glenda, Nic, Jennifer, and

Posted at 07:26am
Our sincerest condolences for an incredibly great loss. We'll never forget Uncle Gilbert. Know that we are all thinking of you. We love you.
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The Brown Family in Austin

Posted at 11:43am
Our deepest thoughts and condolences. So sorry we are unable to join you for Gilbert's Celebration of Life - and a life well lived.
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