John “Jack” Anderson

September 8, 1927 - May 5, 2017

09/08/1927 - 05/05/2017

Past Services

Sunday May 07, 2017
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Monday May 08, 2017
Powhatan Cemetery
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942
Monday May 08, 2017
11:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

John “Jack” Anderson 89, of Bellaire, OH, formerly of Shadyside, OH, died Friday May 5, 2017, at Liza’s’ place.

Jack was born September 8, 1927, in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late John and Elsie Croxton Anderson.

He was retired from the former International Harvester Company Shadyside, OH, a member of the American Legion Post # 521 Shadyside, the Musicians Union of Wheeling, WV. He was a WWII and Korean War Navy Veteran.

He loved all types of music, was an accomplished drummer and played with various bands throughout the Ohio Valley. He and his late wife Norma loved to fish. They always shared the saying “Fish on” meaning everything was just fine.

Preceding him in death were three sisters, Mary Ellen Wheeler, Betty Woods and Nellie Gerdau.

Surviving is four daughters; Colleen (Dennis) Lee of Bethlehem, WV, Patricia Anderson of Bridgeport,OH, Jackie (Brent) Kidder of Bellaire, OH and Ellen M. (James) Johnson of Shadyside, OH , 10 grandchildren. Mark, Kevin, John, Tanner, Craig, Melanie, Karen, Christopher, Nick and Logen, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Sunday from 1pm -8pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio where funeral services will be held at 11am Monday with Pastor Eric White officiating,

Burial follows in Powhatan Cemetery, Powhatan PT, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bellaire Alumni Association, or Liza’s Place.

Belmont County Council of the American Legion will have services at 7:30pm Sunday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Becky Beekman
6 years ago

May you, the wonderful Anderson sisters, find peace and hope at this sad time.

Judy Blumling
6 years ago

I’m so sorry to hear about your Dad. We have some great memories with all of us and your parents and mine. I’m sorry I couldn’t be there for you. Please know that you’re all in our prayers and in our hearts! Love, Judy and Roger Bluming and Jeff and Denise and Scott and Laura and Brianna Stephens.

6 years ago

I’m truly sorry for the loss of your loved one. May you cherish your fondest memories until the day you are reunited, John 5:28,29

Sandy Trigg Marling
6 years ago

My condolences to the entire Anderson family. May all the joy that your family shared be with you now and forever.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
6 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of John Anderson, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Veteran, John Anderson, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Keith Baratie
6 years ago

I work at the carnes center where mr Anderson lived and he was a very nice and polite man to me. Rip my friend. We will miss you