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Gary Mitchell Anderson

April 6, 1950 ~ April 25, 2022 (age 72)


Gary Mitchell Anderson, 72, of Rossville, GA passed away Monday, April 25, 2022 at his home.

Born in Trenton, GA, Gary has lived in Lakeview and Rossville most of his life.

He was a 1968 graduate of Lakeview High School and graduated from West Georgia College.

Gary worked in the banking industry for many years and served as a counselor for CADAS for over 30 years.  He was instrumental in opening the Scholze Adolescent Center in Chattanooga.

In 2012, Gary, along with Danny Shirley and Roger Allen Wade founded The Hunter Worley Foundation in Ringgold, GA of which Gary served as President.

He was an avid Georgia Bulldogs and Atlanta Braves fan, and loved his pets.  He was very proud of his sobriety of over 38 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Jennie Burk Anderson.

Survivors are his sisters, Ronnie (Jerry) Gray, Murfreesboro, TN and Lynn Anderson, Lakeview, GA;  nephew, Kevin Gray, Murfreesboro, TN;  niece, Shannon Dodd, Lawrenceville, GA;  uncle, Eugene Burk, Rainsville, AL

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 29th at 11 am in the funeral home chapel with Matt Hullander officiating.   Burial will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South with Terry Cannon, Drew Eldridge, Jacob Hawk, Troy Potter, Mark Lindsay, and Mark Schockley serving as pallbearers.

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Memorial contributions may be made to The Hunter Worley Foundation, PO Box 187,Ringgold, GA 30736

The family will receive friends Thursday, April 28th from 3-8 pm at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.


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April 28, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Chattanooga
7454 E. Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN

Funeral Service
April 29, 2022

11:00 AM
Heritage Funeral Home Chapel - Chattanooga
7454 E. Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN


Hunter Worley Foundation
P.O. Box 187, Ringgold GA 30736

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