Obituary for Richard Drake Anderson
Richard D. Anderson passed away on December 4, 2017. Born September 9, 1928, he was the son of late Emil and Clare (Henkes) Anderson. He was a diligent worker and enjoyed a long sales career in the food industry. Dick was an avid outdoorsman; enjoying hunting, fly fishing, camping, boating, making furniture and introduced his children to skiing. After retirement he and his late wife, Jean, enjoyed their homes in Simsbury, CT, on Indian Lake in Wakefield, RI and on East Grand Lake in Orient, ME. They also enjoyed traveling in their RV to Florida from their home in Orient, ME.
In addition to his wife, he is pre-deceased by his parents, brother Willard C. Anderson, daughters, Lynn Gaumond, Paige Cleary, and grandson Christian Renna. Survivors include his daughters, Kim Anderson, Beth Renna, Leigh (Richard) Webb, Gwen (Mark) Halverstadt, Dawn (Mark) Silva and son Craig (Deborah) Anderson, son in-law Gary Gaumond, twenty grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and his brother and sister-in-law Richard and Lois Kaminski.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Vincent Funeral Home, 880 Hopmeadow St., Simsbury, CT. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Please visit Richard’s Book of Memories at, www.vincentfuneralhome.com for online condolences.