Cover photo for William Arthur Anderson, Sr.'s Obituary
William Arthur Anderson, Sr. Profile Photo
1940 William 2020

William Arthur Anderson, Sr.

February 8, 1940 — October 22, 2020

William Arthur Anderson, Sr., age 80, of Swanton, Ohio passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital, Thursday morning, October 22, 2020. He was born on February 8, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois to George M. Anderson and Frances L. (George) Anderson. After graduating high school William joined the U.S. Navy and served six years aboard the USS Independence.  Shortly after leaving the Navy, he married his sweetheart, Carol E. Mangold. The two married on March 11, 1965 in Dayton, Ohio. William and Carol raised four children together.

William worked for the State of Ohio as a locksmith for 30 years, retiring in 2002.  He had many hobbies such as golf, fishing, drawing, painting, and modeling. His most favorite way to spend time though was with his granddaughter, Casey.

Left to cherish William’s memory is his wife, Carol “Elaine” Anderson; son, William Anderson; daughter, Lisa (Michael) Brazeau, step-son, Craig (Gail) Patterson; and granddaughter, Casey Brazeau.

William is preceded in death by his parents; stepson, Mark Patterson; and brothers, George Anderson and Melvin Anderson.

Private Graveside services will be conducted at Swanton Cemetery.

To send flowers to the family in memory of William Arthur Anderson, Sr., please visit our flower store.


Visits: 13

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Send a Card

Send a Card