Monday, November 26th, 1928 – Monday, August 23rd, 2021
Lorenzo Bayless Anderson, (aka L.B., Lorry, Wally) born in Bradenton, FL on the 26th of November 1928, entered into everlasting existence the morning of the 23rd of August 2021, at the age of 92 in Spring, TX. As a younger person, he attended Mellon Superior Faculty in Palatka, FL the place he was captain of the football workforce, played soccer at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, and gained a degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Florida in Gainesville, class of ’53.
Prior to graduation, he married Merlene (Clayton) in the Salt Lake Town Temple in 1949. L.B. was utilized by Dillingham Company, traveling globally, inside of the industrial general contracting sector.
Some of his travel took him to Europe, the SE Pacific, and Asia. As his profession flourished and his younger household grew, their home moved from central Florida to Fairbanks, AK, then to Kwajalein (U.S. Marshall Islands), to Honolulu, Hello, and back to AK. His impressive occupation arrived at its pinnacle as operator and president of L.B. Anderson Development in Anchorage, until eventually the time of his retirement.
Even to his closing times, L.B. was known by all to have had a laptop-like intellect equipped to make computations in his head that other people would need a calculator to resolve. An attribute that was practically famous within his circle of experienced peers.
When he was not top the design of govt contracted positions like national safety amenities in Kwajalein, the initially freeway on the island of Oahu, educational facilities on the North Slope, or hospitals in just the distant Alaskan Bush, L.B. relished snow skiing, golfing, racquetball, bikes, sporting occasions, staying knowledgeable (& commentating) on existing activities, and exploring the latest in personalized computing & technology.
He was a existence-very long member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Working day Saints, wherever his most the latest service was as a leader within just his ward’s substantial priest group.
At the time of his passing, L.B. and Merlene experienced 23 grandchildren, 25 wonderful-grandchildren, and two fantastic-fantastic-grandchildren. Also leaving to mourn six youngsters, Bruce, of Kent, WA, Renee (J. Scott Kearby), of The Woodlands, TX, Scott and Rod, equally of Gilbert, AZ, Dirk (Darlyne), of Spring, TX, and Del (Staci), of Litchfield Park, AZ.
L.B. was predeceased by his mom and dad, George William Anderson and Hilda Bell (Tilton), 7 brothers, Glenwood, Reginald, Vernon, George “Jack”, Udell “Sam”, William, Wesley, and a few sisters, Edith, Phyllis, and Hilda. Spouses Merlene, Petronella (Van Zonneveld), & Parnell (Boomer). Also previous him in demise are two cherished daughters, Toddler Ellen & Carrie Lee.
Expert services for L.B. will be carried out Saturday morning, September the 11th, with visitation at 9a and funeral at 10a, held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Working day Saints building in Palatka, FL. Concluding graveside assistance will abide by in the San Mateo Cemetery.
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Reminiscences and Condolences could be expressed to the relatives at Lorenzo’s E book of Reminiscences at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com
Published by Ocala Star-Banner from Sep. 8 to Sep. 9, 2021.