gary anderson, sr.
Gary W. Anderson, Sr., 62, of Weirton, died Tuesday, July 6, 2004 at the Weirton Medical Center. Born July 2, 1942 in Weirton, he is the son of Estelle Shepherd Anderson of Weirton and the late William Oscar Anderson. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his wife Bernadean Irene (Zembry) Anderson on October 30, 2003 and daughter Juanita Clark. After 28 years of service, Gary retired from Weirton Steel where he worked in the Strip Steel Department as a pipefitter. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Weirton and the WSX 25-Year Club. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughters Kathi LaBoy and her husband Benny of Orlando, FL, Michaelene “Pike” Weaver and her husband Brian of Weirton and Becky Wallace and her husband Jim of Indianapolis, IN; sons John Lane and his wife Paula, Gary Anderson, Jr. and Frank Anderson; brother Bill Anderson; sister Donna Durkin all of Weirton; 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where funeral services will be held at 11:00AM Friday with Pastor David Fink presiding. Burial will be at St. Johns Cemetery in Colliers, WV. Memorial contributions may be sent to the First Baptist Church, Homewood Avenue & Adams Street, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with his family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Dad – You were more than just a step-father and I grew to love you very much! You were always such a good person, kind, understanding, and you set so many great examples for us to follow. I hope that I can carry on your love and hard work ethics as you were the best Dad a child could ever have. I thank God for letting you come into my life! I will miss you greatly! Please give Mom a kiss for me! Much love, Kathi Laboy (daughter).

  2. Pike, We are in Florida but wanted to say we were so sorry about your father’s passing. God bless you all. John and Cathy

  3. Kathi, I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. I know we haven’t seen or talked in years, but I often think of you and Pike. Just remember that your Dad is in a better place and that he will always be watching over you. Take care Cindi

  4. Pap,this is your granddaughter Brandy. I miss you & MeMe so so much!! You were the heart & soul of our family,nothing is the same since you left. You meant more to me than a grandfather cause you treated me like your daughter. You taught me so much & I will always remember. You were my safe place,my safe haven. I loved coming to your house,spending time with you & MeMe. I miss & love you both so much,till the day I die. Say hi to everyone for me. Until we meet again. Love Always & forever,your granddaughter Brandy

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