Don Erwin Anderson

September 23, 1946 - January 13, 2006

Mr. Don Erwin Anderson, age 59, of Blue Ridge, Texas (formerly of McKinney, Texas), passed away January 13, 2006, in Dallas, Texas. He was born September 23, 1946, in Dallas, Texas, to Oren and Marjorie (Wishard) Anderson. On May 1, 1970, he married Christine Lovas in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Anderson owned and operated Anderson Paint and Supply in McKinney for 29 years, and for the last 7 years he was a custom builder and quarter horse rancher. He was an active member of High Pointe Church of Christ, McKinney, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Chris Anderson of Blue Ridge, Texas; son, Scott Anderson of McKinney, Texas; daughter, Amy Anderson of Plano, Texas; mother, Marjorie Anderson of Dallas, Texas; sister-in-law, Leslie and Steve O'Neal of McKinney, Texas; brother-in-law, Mike Lovas and Pam Holloway of Spokane, Washington; father and mother-in-law, John and Harriet Lovas of McKinney, Texas; niece, Emily O'Neal of McKinney, Texas; nephew, Sean O'Neal of McKinney, Texas; and numerous other relatives and many friends. His father preceded him in death. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, January 17, 2006, at the High Pointe Church of Christ in McKinney, Texas. Memorials may be made to High Pointe Church of Christ, 3201 North Central Expressway, McKinney, TX 75070, or the American Cancer Society, Collin County Unit, 8900 Carpenter Freeway, Dallas, TX 75247.

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I pray that the Lord of all comfort is surrounding you with His love in these difficult days. Sincerely, Charm Cameron Charm Cameron, September 23, 2006 Chris--I just heard about Don. I am so saddened for you and your son and daughter--can't even imagine how hard this must be for you. Please know that I care--and pray for you. Even a few short weeks --it's all still tough. I think of you often--wish I had kept in contact, better over these past 3 yrs. At some point, when you feel like it--I'd love to hear from you. Love Janis (janiscook@juno.com) Janis (Hampton) Cook, February 10, 2006 Dear Scott, I am truely sorry about your dad. I will always cherish all the memories growing up in our old neighborhood.You will be in my thoughts,prayers,and heart always.love you Angie Waggener(Bolin), January 23, 2006 Chris-I am so sorry for your loss. I worked at Legacy Bank and Don was one of my favorite customers. He was always in good spirits and a joy to be around. Lori Bhargava, January 18, 2006 Dear Chris and Children, We are so very sorry about this great loss you are suffering. I had seen Don recently, but did not have a conversation with him, I am so sorry. James W. Baxter, January 17, 2006 Chris, Don was the most honorable and honest man that I have ever met. Jack and I really enjoyed working with him and the times that we spent with both of you. Don loved you so much and was always talking about you or his horses. I will never be able to eat another hot dog again with out thinking of him. Love, Jack & Jackie Monk Jackie Page Monk, January 17, 2006 We are so sorry for your loss.We worked with Don for many years and his Father,OREN,worked for us many,many years.....Jones-Blair Company sandy huckabay, January 17, 2006 Our hearts go out to you, Marjorie, and to Chris and the children. We will keep you in our prayers. Ken and Judy Farris, January 17, 2006 * Ginger Reese Hardin, January 16, 2006 His kindness and generosity will always be remembered. We will miss the sense of humor and knowledge Don shared with us over the years. He will forever be remembered in our thoughts and our hearts, gone but not forgotten. We feel very honored to have had the opportunity to know such a great person and call him friend. We are so very sorry for your loss. May Don ride forever in the heavens.... Dawn & Steve Gordey, January 16, 2006 Don was a wonderful friend of many years, As a businessman he was someone that you enjoyed going into his store and in every way he was just a really nice person. We will miss him very much. Buddy & Vanessa Cowart, January 16, 2006 Chris, Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this time. Bill & Sue Ferguson, January 16, 2006 Chris...Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Don was such a wonderful person....he will be missed. Carol R Cannon, January 16, 2006 I will always remember what a kind man and friend you were. My prayers are with your loved ones. Robert D. Boehme, January 16, 2006 Our deepest sympathy to you Chris and your family. Ed & Betty Tafel, January 16, 2006 We remember Don from the good old days on Aqua Drive when all of us kids could roam the neighborhood and play all day. It was a great time, a great street, and the Andersons were great neighbors. We are so sorry to hear of Don's passing. Marjorie, you and Don's family are in our prayers. We know that he is comforted in God's loving arms now. Richard, Don, & Carol Perkins, January 16, 2006 Both my wife (Carol Robnett) and I graduated with Don in the Bryan Adams class of '64. We are sad to hear of his death. He was a genuine "good guy" and will be greatly missed by many, including me. Mike McQueary, January 16, 2006 I remember Don from Garland Road Church of Christ and Bryan Adams High School. Don was a good friend and great guy. Gary R. Braddock, January 16, 2006 Mr. Anderson sir, we will miss you. I'm glad I can can call you my friend. I know the good Lord has a spot for you in Heaven, right next to him. Greg Roy Walters, January 16, 2006 You will be greatly missed from all of us at Kwal Paint in McKinney. We couldn't have asked for a better landlord. We will miss you. Gary,David,Donnie,Terry,Mike,Bill Gary Miller, January 16, 2006 You are in my prayer in the loss of this wonderful person. Don was one of the nicest people I have met in my life. Remember he is in a better place and know that you will see him there. BA '64 Shirley Lynn Hill Patrick, January 15, 2006 I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Don's death. I will never forget the times we had together at Garland Road Church of Christ. Don was one of my dearest friends and I regret we have lost touch doring these many years. However, his parents and my Mother, Juanita Wilburn Lowrey, have spent many good times over the years. I will think of Don with love and fond wishes. He was a wonderful person and such a good friend throughout my teenaged years. I loved his parents and remember how good they were with our "gang". My thoughts and prayers will be with you all. My heart is broken for your loss, but I know your memories will sustain you as the days pass. Donna Wilburn Liggett, January 15, 2006 Dear Scotty, So terribly sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers for the difficult days ahead. Love you, Deanna Deanna Newman, January 15, 2006 I graduated with Don from Bryan Adams. I have fond and warm memories of what a kind, gentle,good, and smart person Don was. May Jesus put his arms around you in this heartbreaking time. God bless you. Carol Gleber McHugh Carol Gleber McHugh, January 15, 2006 We are so sorry for your loss. Don and your family will remain in our prayers. Harriet and John told us of Don's illness and we had been keeping him in our prayers throughout this illness. We will continue to keep you and your family in our prayers. God be with you. Joe & Nora Walker, January 15, 2006 I am sorry sorry for your loss. Although I never met Don, I have heard so many wonderful things about him from Harriet & John. My Prayers are with you and all your family. MARY WALKER, January 15, 2006 Aunt Marjorie we love you and are thinking of you and praying for you in this time of sorrow. Gary & Earline Ballard, January 15, 2006