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Charles Anderson, Jr.

June 25, 1943 — May 19, 2020

Charles Anderson, Jr., 76, of Salina, passed away peacefully in his sleep due to heart failure on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at home. He was born on June 25, 1943 in Vinita, Oklahoma; the son of Charles and Ruby (Rhoten) Anderson. He graduated from Pryor High School in 1962 with a football scholarship to Ft. Scott Community College in Kansas. Charles was a pipe fitter 60 years, most his life. He was a member of the Pipe Fitters Local 230 out of San Diego, California. Charles was an outdoorsman, he loved hunting. He enjoyed scuba diving, fishing, boating, playing pool, and antique cars. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.

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Charles is survived by his wife, Lelanie Fuller Anderson, of the home; he is survived by his children, Retired Army Major Charles Anderson Jennings III and wife Jasmine of San Antonio, Texas, and Charles Innis Anderson of Sweden; daughter, Heather Anderson of California; and  Step Daughter Jamie Martz Reneau and husband Shane Reneau of Krum, Texas, step son Navy Chief Taylor Ray Jennings and Kathy Jennings of Parker Colorado and numerous grandchildren,  great grandchildren and Step Grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Anderson Sr. and Ruby Rhoten West.

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