Anderson, Carl

Carl Maurice Anderson

April 29, 1935 - September 2, 2016

Carl Maurice Anderson, age 81, of McKinney, Texas, passed away September 2, 2016.  He was born April 29, 1935 in Elizabethton, Tennessee, to Erskine and Evelyn (Burrows) Anderson.  On February 11, 1961, Carl married Loretta Graf in Trenton, New Jersey.  He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict.  Carl attended First United Methodist Church in McKinney, Texas.  He retired after working for Cooper’s and Lybrand for twenty eight years.  Following his retirement, Carl and Loretta enjoyed traveling the United States in their RV for nine and one half years.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Loretta Anderson of McKinney, Texas; children, Diane Anderson of Cape Coral, Florida, Scott Anderson and wife Chris of McKinney, Texas and Curt Anderson and wife Shelly of Columbus, Ohio; grandchildren, Brian Barnhart and wife Holly of Cape Coral, Florida, Mitchell Anderson of Austin, Texas, Jake Anderson of Columbus, Ohio, Stuart Anderson of Round Rock, Texas, Cole Anderson of Columbus, Ohio, Kimberly Foster of Aransas Pass, Texas, Amanda Love and husband Zach of McKinney, Texas, Annie Eads and husband John of McKinney, Texas, Ellie Kimball and fiancé Michael Williams of Anna, Texas, Lexie Anderson of Columbus, Ohio and Jillian Anderson of McKinney, Texas; eleven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother, Warren Anderson and wife Rose of Virginia; sisters, Carolyn Tickel also of Virginia and Barbara Orr of Johnson City, Tennessee; many other loving family members and friends.

Carl is preceded in death by his parents, Erskine and Evelyn Anderson and five siblings.  

The Anderson family will receive friends for a time of fellowship from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., on Friday afternoon, at the home of Scott and Chris, 720 Harlequin Drive, McKinney, Texas 75070.


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My friend, even though we knew you for such a short time you were a real joy to be around. We will miss your smiling face at the clinic. Denny, Scarlette and staff Denny Denton, September 28, 2016 Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. Korean War Veterans Association Central Ohio Chapter, September 27, 2016 Your Wings Were Ready, But Our Heart's Weren't Grandaddy! The Magnitude of how much he will be missed is beyond any words that can be easily Spoken,I have so many wonderful memories with Grandad & Loretta, I flew to Columbus, Ohio alone as a child & it was the Greatest Summer with Grandad & Loretta! My Continued Prayers for Love & Comfort go up for Our Entire Family & friends of Grandaddy,(Carl)??-- Gone to Soon But Never to be forgotten- Fly High Grandaddy, Heaven has Gained a Beautiful Angel. My Heart goes out to everyone-- Love You & Miss You Much Loretta- I pray for Peace & Comfort within your heart. Love Forever & Ever-- Kimberly Fostero Kimberly Foster, September 18, 2016 Loretta: Diane and I were privileged and honored to share many years working with Carl in the Columbus office of Coopers and Lybrand. We found him to be a source of great council and support and a positive influence on all the professionals he came in contact with. He was our go to guy on staff recruiting, management and development issues. He was a great friend and will be missed. Our condolences to you and the family. Jim & Diane Moore Jim & Diane Moore, September 14, 2016 Liebe Loretta, wir übermitteln Dir unsere tiefe Anteilnahme zu dem unerwarteten Ableben Deines geliebten Carl. Mit stillem Gruß >> Reimar und Uschi Reimar + Uschi Dahler, Bad Nauheim, September 12, 2016 Liebe Loretta, Deine tiefe Trauer über das unerwartete Ableben Deines geliebten Carl teilen wir und sprechen Dir unsere persönliche tiefe Anteilnahme aus. Dir alles Gute für die schwere zukünftige Zeit ohne Carl . Mit stillem Gruß an Dich und Deine Familie Reimar und Uschi Reimar und Uschi Dahler, Bad Nauheim, Germany, September 12, 2016 So sorry to read in today's Dispatch of Carl's passing. Sending prayers to you and your family.. I sent Carolyn a copy of obituary from our paper. Ann Shay, Columbus,Ohio, September 11, 2016 Dearest Loretta, I am so truly sorry to hear about Carl. Please know you and your family are in my prayers. I'll be thinking about you. God bless you. Debbie Debbie Craig, September 11, 2016 I enjoyed talking to Carl over the years at various McRATs' Monday meetings and events. He always made our conversations pleasant and interesting, particularly when talking abouthis RVing experiences. He will be missed by many. Gary Andersen, September 9, 2016 My sincere condolences to families and friends of Carl. May you continue to find comfort in God's Word. Isaiah 25:8 Mikki, September 9, 2016 We are so sorry for you loss my friend. We will remember him with the kindest of thoughts & our prayers are with you & yours at this time. We will stay in contact & talk to you soon All our love & support at this sad time . Jan & Ed Holstein Ed & Janet Holstein, September 9, 2016 God Bless/RIP. A heartfelt Thank YOU,Carl for your service in The United States Air Force,serving in The"NEVER Forgotten" Korean War.............. An d Semper Fi.........."The Eagle Has Landed" Herb Guyer-Sharfenaker USMC, September 9, 2016 We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. Don & Mary Nelke Cunmins, September 8, 2016 We were so saddened to hear of the passing of our dear friend Carl.. We have known Carl and Loretta for almost all of there married lives and we cherished their friendship. We will miss Carl's infectious laugh and his wonderful story telling God Bless him and his loving family. Jane and Bob Bob and Jane Whelan, September 7, 2016 Dear Loretta: Pat and I were very sorry to hear of Carl's passing. We have a memory of meeting both of you for lunch when you were visiting several years ago and enjoyed it very much. May God bless you in this sad time. Bob and Pat Gaug, September 7, 2016 I am sorry for your loss. God promises to do away with death in the future. Isaiah25:8.
J.scoggins, September 7, 2016 Family and friends. I am so deeply sorry to hear about your loss. I hope you can find comfort during this difficult time when you read John 5:28,29 and Psalms 37:11.
A caring neighbor, September 7, 2016 So sorry to hear the news of Mr. Anderson. It was always a pleasure to see him at Curt and Shelly's! His spirit will live on in your memories. Love and prayers! Paul and Sharon Zeis and Family, September 6, 2016 So sorry for you loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Perla Pena Hash, September 6, 2016 I was so sorry to hear your sad news, Loretta. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Judy Buerkle, September 6, 2016 I am so sorry that you all have said this goodbye for now and am holding you in prayer for God's peace, comfort and strength. Praise God for fulfilling the promise he made to your Dad in his baptism! Jody and Mike Noble, September 6, 2016 We are so very sorry for your loss. We have so many fond memories of Carl during our Ohio State get togethers. It was such an honor to know him. Sending many thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Jon and Vicki Mackie, September 6, 2016 Always enjoyed our visits and loved the twinkle in Mr. Anderson's eye. Those quiet ones are always taking notes on the rest of us! Best of all, he was so obviously proud of his family. He was an honorable man who will be missed. May your memories give you some measure of comfort. David and Amy Skidmore and family, September 6, 2016 I am so sorry for your loss. Judy Edwards, September 5, 2016 So sorry for you Loretta and your family. What a wonderful legacy Carl has left in his children. God bless you. Tim and Debbie Gilmore Tim and Debbie Gilmore, September 5, 2016 Hi Carl, I was sorry to hear of your passing. We only met at McRats on Monday's Coffee Talk, but I sure enjoyed our conversations. Rest easy my friend. Bruce Bruce Singer, September 5, 2016 I saw Carl off and on most weeks, for over eight years, when we played ping pong and pool. We used to have some intense ping pong games as we both hated to loose. I will miss our times together. You had a serious demeanor but under that you were a kind and generous person. I loved the challenge, to try to make you laugh and succeeded on many occasions. I am sorry that you had to go, because I was not done enjoying your company. Good by ole' friend Loretta, I will miss him too, he was a good guy. Kit
Kit Bonham, September 5, 2016 I'm very sorry to hear of your loss. May the promise at Revelation 21:3,4 give you hope and comfort during this difficult time. Victoria Clay, September 5, 2016 Condolences,,J Hudson,,Mcrats J hudson, September 5, 2016 I had the privilege and joy to be one of Carl's friends for over 30 years. He was a man of great integrity and strength with a soft side for his family and friends. Carl was a wise man whose wisdom grew out of a life time of experiences that few get to have. I learned a long time ago that if one were smart enough to take his advice, you could never go wrong. I will miss my old friend. Sissy and I send our love and condolences to his family. Sam Roberts - - Tampa Sam Roberts, September 5, 2016 We were so saddened to hear of the passing of our dear friend Carl. We have had the pleasure of being friends of Carl and Loretta for most of their married lives and have treasured their friendship. We will always hold dear Carl's infectious laugh and wonderful story telling. we shall keep all of these wonderful memories in our hearts. God keep you Carl in his loving hands. Jane and Bob Robert and Jane Whelan, September 4, 2016