Joshua Eldon Anderson

Born: Mon., Sep. 13, 1976
Died: Fri., Nov. 1, 2013


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Nov. 06, 2013
Location: Chandler Assembly of God

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Thu., Nov. 07, 2013
Location: Chandler Assembly of God

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Joshua Eldon Anderson was born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma on September 13, 1976 and passed away on November 1, 2013, at O. U. Medical Center in Oklahoma City at the age of 37. 

Josh attended elementary school in Locust Grove, Oklahoma, junior high school in Hominy, Oklahoma, and high school in Chandler, Oklahoma, graduating  with the class of 1995.  He worked for Schwan’s for several years, Woodmen Insurance, National American Insurance Company, as an independent insurance adjustor, and as a welder’s assistant, which he enjoyed immensely.  Josh was an athlete, playing baseball, football, basketball, and competing in track in his elementary, junior high, and high school years.  He enjoyed fishing, raising brood, show and exposition chickens, spending time with his friends, and, most of all, being with his family.   

Josh was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bessie Dollarhide and H. R. Taylor, his paternal grandmother, LeeAnna Anderson, Uncle Mike Dawes and Uncle Michael Vaughan, and infant daughter Jade Danyell Anderson.  He is survived by his wife, April Anderson, children Levi, Megan, Jensen, and Gillian Anderson, sister Bekkah Cooper, parents Eldon and Pamela Anderson of Chandler, Oklahoma,  grandparents Leo and Sharlene Anderson of Locust Grove, Oklahoma, and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, friends, and a church family who will miss him greatly.

A wake will be held from 6:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. Wednesday November 6, 2013 at the First Assembly of God Church in Chandler.  A funeral will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday November 7, 2013 at the First Assembly of God Church in Chandler with interment following in the Morning Star Cemetery in Chandler.  Arrangements are under the direction of Lehman Funeral Home of Wellston.

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valerie mcanally
   Posted Mon November 04, 2013
april & family - my thoughts & prayers are w/you at this time. Josh was a wonderful friend, father, husband & son. He loved you all so very much & was so appreciative of all the support you have shown him. I worked w/him at Naico & had so many laughs with him and will never forget him. I pray that God surrounds you all w/his powerful love and gives you the strength & courage to keep his name & voice alive...."trust in the Lord w/all your heart".....
my deepest sympathy
valerie mcanally

Denise Alsip
   Posted Mon November 04, 2013
I have known Josh for years. He was always respectful, kind and just an all around sweet person to me. My deepest sympathies to his parents for I do not know how I would cope with the loss of one of my children. May God Bless him and grant him eternal rest.

Becky Hill
   Posted Mon November 04, 2013
Anderson Family, I am stunned by your loss. There are no words, I know. Just know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Truly, so sorry.

Joyce & Jeff Summers
   Posted Mon November 04, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

   Posted Tue November 05, 2013
RIP amigo! I will certainly miss all of our conversations and times we spent together. April, my sincerest thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Sand Burr Kid

Marilyn Moore
   Posted Tue November 05, 2013
Pam, Eldon, April and Family. I am so sorry for the loss of your son, husband, and father. I have known Josh for many years and have respected him as a loving Father to his children and a friend to many people in the community. He will be missed by all of us. I am Praying for Jesus to comfort each of you as only He can. God Bless you all.

Niki McClendon-Dobson
   Posted Tue November 05, 2013
Oh my dear sweet cousin, words cannot express my sympathy for the pain you guys are going through right now. Just know that God will help you through this, it might take longer then you want, but he is there and he is guiding you! Love you guys so much!

Sandy & Dave Pierce
   Posted Tue November 05, 2013
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.Please tell Josh 's wife and children that we love them. Peace be with you. Hugs....

Janet Baird
   Posted Tue November 05, 2013
Pam and family, words fall short of expressing my sorrow for your loss. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead. If my hug was strong enough to take away your pain, I would start now and never stop.

Tracey Bradley
   Posted Wed November 06, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with Josh at NAICO. You all are in my prayers.

Shannon and Larry Freeman
   Posted Wed November 06, 2013
Larry and I want to extend our sympathy and love to your family. Hold strong to your faith, your family and friends, and all the love and assistance that will be extended to your family. We pray God's love will continue to be a source of comfort and strength for each of you.

Amy Rumpl
   Posted Wed November 06, 2013
April and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I know this must be heartbreaking for you and the kids! My family and I will have you in our thoughts. May all of you affected by this loss find some comfort soon. Again we are so sorry.

Terry and Ann Taylor
   Posted Wed November 06, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Pam, my heart is broken for the pain that you are feeling. I love you and please remember that I am here for anything you need. Ann

Jack and Jodie Marshall
   Posted Thu November 07, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort that only God can give.

Scott Murrison
   Posted Mon December 09, 2013
Josh. Where do I begin? I could not do this until now buddy even as I type this tears are flooding my eyes. Man you were and are one of my best friends. I am going to miss you until I see your face in heaven. I am sure those who have hurt you in past times will answer to god! You are missed my friend every day. April and family I think of you all every day at some point during the day. Anyway josh was a guys best friend and brother. Love ya buddy! Scott

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