Ralph Anderson, 67 of Shawnee, KS passed away Feb 22, 2020. Ralph was born on Feb. 29, 1952 in Independence, KS to Marion and Maybell Anderson. Burial will take place at Howard Cemetery in Goodman, MO at a later date.
Ralph graduated from Independence High School, upon graduation he entered the Navy, serving aboard the USS Hancock. He worked for Armco Steel and Colgate Palmolive. In later years he worked as a certified medication aide. He is a life long member of the Church of Christ. He enjoyed reading, playing chess and dominoes.
He is preceded in death by parents Marion and Maybell Anderson, wife Phyllis (Pumphrey) who passed in 2002, brothers Maurice Anderson, Marion Anderson, and Leland Anderson, and sisters Charolette Anderson, Flourine (Anderson) Martin, and Ida Mae (Anderson) Kenard.
Those left to cherish his memory are wife Judith (Cole) Anderson of Shawnee, KS, Children Kayla Anderson of Merriam, KS, Tiffany (Anderson) Greer of Gladstone, MO, and Margaret Cole of Olathe, KS, Grandchildren KaLub, Phoenix, Princeton and Rose, 1 great grandson on the way, brothers Lemule Anderson of Houston, TX, Tommy (Jean) Anderson of Kansas City, KS, Walter Anderson of Las Vegas, NV and Bernard Anderson of Independence, KS, and life long friend Richard Long of Lawrence, KS.