Ronald Roy Anderson
Ronald Roy Anderson, 80, of Salado died Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Scott and White Hospital in Temple after a brief illness.
Anderson was born on February 21, 1935 in McHenry, North Dakota to Norman and Ada Anderson.
On September 24, 1954 he married his high school sweetheart, Phyllis Ann Tufte.
For the first two years of their married life, Ron served in the U.S. Army.
In 1960 he graduated from North Dakota State University with an Electrical Engineering Degree. In the fall of 1960, the Andersons moved their family to Cedar Rapids, Iowa where he began his 31 year career with Collins Radio/Rockwell International. In
1974, Anderson was promoted and moved his family to Plano, where he spent the rest of his working career. Upon retirement in 1990, the Andersons moved to Salado.
He was preceded in death by his infant sons, Gary and Terry, in 1955, and his daughter, Debi Kay, in 1998.
Survivors include his beloved wife and five children: Valerie and Charlie McCarley of Richardson; Rick and Peggy Anderson of Austin; Laurie Gregg of Austin; Pam and Tom Langford of Round Top; and Rhonda and Terry Yon of Georgetown, along with eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
A memorial service for Ron Anderson will be held at 1 p.m. March 27 at First Baptist Church of Salado.
Broecker Funeral is in charge of arrangements
In lieu of flowers, the family requests you make a donation to a children’s charity of your choice or to the Salado Volunteer Fire Department.