04/20/1952 - 07/25/2020
The family of David Anderson will celebrate his life of 68 years at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 1, 2020, at Lake Ridge Chapel. He passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020. In support of the health of his family, face coverings are mandatory while attending the service. The service will be live-streamed and be available for thirty days on this page. You are encouraged to sign the virtual guestbook and share memories and expressions of sympathy by selecting the icon.
David Anderson was born on April 20, 1952, in Galveston, Texas to Marvin and Ann Anderson. He grew up in Lubbock, where he graduated from Monterey High School. He attended Texas Tech University before joining the U. S. Navy in 1972 and ended in the Reserve in 1978. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and Meritorious Unit Commendation.
David closed his bright blue eyes on July 25, 2020, after a short illness. He will be fondly remembered for his warm and loving heart, his infectious smile, his laugh, and his joyous sense of humor.
Survivors include his partner in life, Marcia “Mickey” Alexander; his daughter, April Anderson and Eric Delgado; two sons, Eric Anderson, and wife, Chelsea; Kyle Alexander and Vincci Lo; his grandson, Rex Levi and his expected grand-daughter Lily Rae Anderson; four sisters, Denise Hood, and husband, Dennis; Carol Jarratt and husband, David; Lanette Cypert, and Dana Anderson; six nieces, Ashlee and Amberlee Hood; Jennifer Brooks and husband, Christian; Hollie Jarratt and Mike Thrailkill; Lindsey Gailey and husband, Ronny; D’Ann Moldenhauer and husband, Craig; nephew, Wade Cypert, and wife, Sarah; and seven great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Bernard and Ann Nell Anderson; and brother-in-law, Bob Cypert.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests gifts to Disabled American Veterans at dav.org.