Henry (Hank) B Anderson, Jr.
January 6, 1922 Richmond, Virginia
November 26, 2011 Aurora, Colorado
Henry B. Anderson, Jr. (Hank) passed away on November 26, 2011. Hank was born January 6, 1922 to Henry and Grace Anderson. He was raised in North Carolina, with his brother and two sisters. In 1943 he met and married Doris Scott (“Scotty”), and they would spend then next 54 years together. They had three children – Henry B. Anderson III (“Sandy”), Lin Anderson Gonzales and Ken Anderson. Hank proudly served in World War II, the only survivor on a B29 bomber shot down over the Pacific. This experience profoundly impacted him and served to solidify his life long faith. Hank loved Colorado and the Rocky Mountains, enjoying camping, hunting and fishing. He was an avid golfer and played regularly into his eighties. He was an active member of Wellshire Presbyterian Church for more than 40 years and was a cherished member of the choir. After Scotty passed away in 1997, Hank was blessed to find love again with Fran Skiba. They were married in 1999. They enjoyed traveling and spending time together with family and friends. Hank is survived by his loving wife Fran and her children and grandchildren, his children Sandy (Pat), Lin and Ken (Marla), grandchildren Beth, Todd, Erik, Alecia, Rebecca and Ryan and their spouses, and great grandchildren Meredith, Jack, Trevor and Sophie, with two additional great grandchildren expected soon. A celebration of his life will be held at Wellshire Presbyterian Church on Saturday December 3rd at 1:00 with a reception to follow. 2999 S. Colorado Boulevard, Denver CO 80222.