Milton Wayne Anderson, 79, of Mt. Carmel, Ill. passed away October 11, 2009 in Mt. Carmel.
He was born May 30, 1930 in Sullivan County, Indiana, the son of Paul and Ruby (Cox) Anderson.
He married Norma Lee (Walters) Anderson on May 29, 1949 in Dugger, Indiana and she survives.
Milton was a member of the Wabash Valley Church of Christ in Mt. Carmel. He also worked as a coal miner. He liked to collect coins and cut wood.
He is survived by his wife; three sons, Leslie Wayne Anderson (Jan), James Paul Anderson, and Kevin Lee Anderson (Robin); a daughter, Mary Jean Dreiman (Rocky); four sisters, Elaine Yeryar, Barbara Stinson, Cynthia Slater, and Harriet Jo Jackson; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a sister, Pauline Allen; and a grandson Bryce Wayne Dreiman.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Thursday at the chapel of Short Funeral Home in Mt. Carmel, Ill. Burial will be at a later date.
Visitation will be on Thursday, October 15, 2009 from 9-11 a.m. at Short Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be made online at www.short-cunninghamfh.com.