A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Malcolm Harry Anderson, Jr., “Buddy”, will be Thursday, August 31, 2023 at 2:00 pm at First Baptist Church, 508 2nd St., Natchitoches, LA. The family will receive friends for a visitation on Thursday, August 31, 2023 at 1:00 pm until service time in the church entrance hall. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Malcolm H. Anderson, “Mutt”, and Almeda Anderson Melendy, his sister, Irma Anderson Andrus, and daughter-in-law, Carla Watson.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 64 years, Ruth Finley Anderson; sister, Billy Jane Anderson Brown and her husband, Harvey of Baytown, TX; his sons, Mark Harry Anderson and wife Lori, of Webster, FL, Miron Kevin Anderson of Natchitoches, Paul Daniel Anderson of St. Croix, USVI, Gordon Jeffrey Anderson and wife Sandra of Tuscon, AZ; his grandchildren, Lacy Hill and husband Michael of Winger Springs, FL, Casey Anderson and wife Olivia of Clarksville, TN, Codi Anderson Crucher and husband Chris of Eustis, FL, Suzanne Callander of Anchorage, AK, Christopher Callander and wife Caitlyn of Winter Springs, FL, Zippora Anderson of Webster FL, NEvaeh Anderson of Webster, FL, Paul Daniel Anderson, II of Columbus, OH, Lauren Nichole Anderson of Tuscon, AZ; his great-grandchildren, Laila and Carson Hill and Connor and Adrian Anderson; he also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.
Malcolm was a graduate of Fenton High School and a continuing education student with the University of Maryland. He was always a student of the Holy Bible; always firm in his faith and convictions.
Malcolm spent his early life farming rice, soybeans, cattle, and horses. He then worked in heavy construction supervision and was sent to Bahrain and off-shore Egypt. Later he worked with American Mission Hospital, Bahrain School, and the U. S. Navy. Back in the states he was self-employed with a rental property business. One of his greatest pleasures in later life was working with young people in Hunter Safety and shotgun shooting.