Leonard Franklin Anderson, 83, passed away early Thursday, September 30, 2021 at his home. Mr. Anderson was born October 8, 1937 in Duplin County to the late William Franklin Anderson and Lillie Jane Benson.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, October 2, 2021 in Community Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Devotional Gardens. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Mr. Anderson is survived wife, Bonnie Adell Gurley Anderson; son, Michael Wendell Anderson (Mary); daughter, Connie Anderson Thigpen (Steve); grandson, Clinton Allen Thigpen (Amber); and great grandson, Lane Arthur Thigpen. He is also survived by foster family, daughter Brenda Kay Parker Brucker (Fred); grandchildren, Freddie Brucker (Kelly), Charlene Brucker Richards (Aaron), Rudy Brucker; great grandchild, Luella Richards, sister, Linda Pike Porter; several nieces and nephews and former son-in-law, Jeffery L. Thigpen.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by brother, Lloyd Anderson and two grandchildren, Mitchell Lynn and Jeffrey Trevor Thigpen.