Richard L. Anderson, 86, of Terryville, husband of Regina (Guerette) Anderson passed away Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, at Bristol Hospital.
Richard was born Aug. 12, 1931, in New Milford, son of the late Harry A. and Ellen (Carlson) Anderson. He was an U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Prior to his retirement he was employed by the CT State Department of Transportation for 31 years. Richard was a lifelong resident of Terryville.
Besides his wife he is survived by his sons, Mark Anderson and his wife, Deanne, of Burlington, Thomas Anderson and his wife, Jonna, of Temecula, Calif.; his brother, Roland Anderson and his wife, Ellen, of Terryville; his grandchildren, Taylor, Hannah, Jordan and Eric; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Irene Anderson Grella, and his brother, Norman Anderson.
Calling hours for Richard will be held Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at Scott Funeral Home, 169 Main St., Terryville from 4 to 6 p.m.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Forestville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Plymouth Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 191 Main St., Terryville, CT 06786, in Richard’s name.