Kent Anderson, 73, of Galva, passed away Tuesday, December 30, 2014, in rural Canton, KS. He was an oilfield pumper and producer and owned and operated Anderson Oil Company.
He was born August 20, 1941, in McPherson, Kansas, the son of Johnnie Maynard and Blanche Lucile (Ferris) Anderson. He graduated from Galva High School in 1959.
On September 2, 1961, he married Sharron M. Anderson in McPherson. He later married Cindy L. Wiederstein on November 6, 1982, in Lincolnville, KS.
Survivors include: his wife, Cindy of the home; three daughters, Marsha Heinly (Shawn) of Little River, KS, Susan Anderson (John Gagnebin) of Galva, KS, and Kendra Anderson (Shoncia Ball) of Galva, KS; two sons, Shannon Meier of Canton, KS and Thayne Meier of Lehigh, KS: a brother, Ronald Lee Anderson (Arlene) of McPherson, KS; seven grandchildren, Colby Meier, Andrew Meier, Scarlet Gagnebin, Jordan Gagnebin, Zaida (Ball) Chapman, Alexis Heinly, and Nyaria Ball.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral service will be at 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 3, 2015, at First United Methodist Church in McPherson. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 PM Friday at Stockham Family Funeral Home, with the family receiving friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
Memorial donations may be given to First United Methodist Church, McPherson or Galva United Methodist Church in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Kent Anderson please visit our Sympathy Store.