Harvey Maynard Anderson

November 21, 1919 - January 10, 2013




Harvey Maynard Anderson, age 93, of Plano, Texas passed away January 10, 2013. He was born November 21, 1919 in Duluth, Minnesota to Oscar S. Anderson and Marie C. (Hanson) Anderson. Harvey was a Retired Lieutenant Colonel with the United States Army, proudly serving in WWII and the Korean Conflict, retiring in 1979. He also worked as a CPA comptroller for a major steel company. Harvey was an avid golfer and bowler.

He is survived by his son, Rick Anderson and wife, Debbie of Plano, Texas; grandsons, Jason Anderson and wife, Brenda of Oxnard, California, Christopher Anderson and wife, Lauren of Waco, Texas; great-grandchildren, Heidi Anderson and Kaylee Anderson; sister-in-law, Florence Anderson of Duluth, Minnesota; nephew, James Anderson and wife, Carol of Duluth, Minnesota.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Marie Anderson; wife, Frances; brother, Floyd and nephew, Ronald.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, January 19, 2013 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with James Westbrooks officiating. Interment will follow at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.

 The family will receive friends during a remembrance gathering on Friday evening from 7:00-9:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Allen, Texas.

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Pop's, I meet you the first time at one the western reeactment show's and dumb you "Handgun Harvey". You were a great joy to be around and listen to your stories. You will be deeply missed by all. God Bless. Mark Gerhardt, January 17, 2013 Grandpa, your last words to me were "remember me". I can't ever forget you, you were a big part of my life and my success in the Military, when I get home from deployment I will be there at Arlington rendering honors to you for your service to the United States of America and also for being a Great Grandpa I love you and miss you Jason Anderson, January 16, 2013 Pops, Colleene and I grew to love you and know you as a part of our family, and you loved us and accepted us as part of yours. You will be thought of often and sincerely missed. We love you. Michael Henry McMurphy, January 15, 2013 Dad, When I married your son 18 years ago I was blessed to gain a wonderful father-in-law. I loved you from the first moment we met, and I love you even more today. I miss you. Debbie Anderson, January 15, 2013 Dad, You were a major part of my life for 62 years. Thank you for all you gave me and taught me. I miss you and love you dearly. Till we meet again. Rick J Anderson, January 14, 2013