Christopher Earl AndersonJuly 11th, 2021
Christopher Earl Anderson, 72, of Tebbetts, passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born on February 2, 1949, in St. Charles, Missouri, a son of the late Robert and LaVern (Meyer) Anderson. Chris was united in marriage on December 31, 1978, in Tebbetts to Lee Anderson. Chris attended Fatima High School. In 1968, he joined the United States Army and was sent to Vietnam. He ended his enlistment with the 173rd Airborne Division and was honorably discharged. Chris was happiest on his bike, riding with friends and family. Making memories with his beloved wife, daughters and grandchildren are times he treasured. Chris will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Lee Anderson; daughters, Ashlee Griffin of Tebbetts, Elyse Wyckoff (Joe) of Centertown and Cory Eikermann (Andy) of Tebbetts; son, Bryan (Jesee) Sartor-Coots; a host of surrogate children; sisters, Kathy Johannsmeyer (Stephen), Karen Anderson, Cindy Anderson and Carol Sanders (Jeff); grandchildren, Mason Anderson, Zoie Vernell, Cassidy Griffin, Colton Wyckoff, Jessie Wofrum (Josh), Brady Boessen, Sophia Carbin, Payten Eikermann, Isabel and Hunter Hallsted; and many nieces and nephews. Chris was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Jr. and Curt Anderson; and two great-grandbabies. Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Tebbetts United Methodists Church with full military honors. Following honors, family and friends are invited to ride the "River Run" and end at Twin Bridges Bar and Grill at 4:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65109 (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.