Richard Alan Anderson

Born: February 17, 1912 in DeRidder, Louisiana
Died: August 15, 1978 in Houston, Texas
Buried: August 18, 1978 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 1)
Father: Ward Anderson
Mother: Elizabeth H. Richardson
Wife: Katherine Bel Weeks
Married: Lake Charles, Louisiana
Children: Mary Letitia Anderson
William Eric Anderson
John Robbin Anderson
Edward Lock Anderson

Lake Charles American Press, Thursday, August 17, 1978, p. 2:

Service slated for Anderson

        Funeral services for Richard Alan Anderson, 66, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18, in Hammer Funeral Home Chapel.
        The Rev. Benjamin English, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, will officiate. Burial will be in Goos Cemetery.
        Mr. Anderson died at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday in Methodist Hospital in Houston.
        A native of DeRidder, he was a former resident of Lake Charles and had lived in Houston since 1961. He was a World War II veteran, holding the rank of lieutenant commander in the U. S. Navy. He was a partner for the Grand Bury Allen Co. in Houston. He was a former partner of the McCoy & King law firm in Lake Charles. He was past commander of the National One Design Fleet, and past commander of the Southwest Louisiana Naval Reserve Unit. He was also past president of Boys' Village, past secretary of the Lake Charles Little Theatre and past secretary of the Southwest District Fatstock Show.
        Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Katherine W. Anderson of Houston; three sons, William E., John Robbin and Edward Lock Anderson, all of Houston; one daughter, Dr. Mary Anderson of New Orleans; one brother, Dr. Robbin C. Anderson of Fayetteville, Ark., and two grandchildren.
        Pallbearers will be Lock Paret Jr., Charles M. Paret, Dudley Faulk, Louis B. Miller, Gray Little, Joseph Tritico, Thomas Raggio and Dr. John A. Digiglia.
        If friends wish, they may make a memorial contribution to the Memorial Heart Fund, the family said.