Andrew Stephen Anderson, PhD, MD
March 27, 1944 to September 27, 2023. Saved by Grace
Andrew Anderson is the son of Mary Katharine Ballard and George Andrew Anderson, who was serving in Europe in WW2 at the time. His early life was in Farmville, Virginia, and he was baptized at Cumberland Church. He was a teacher, scientist, physician, and missionary. He graduated from Holston Valley High School in Tennessee, King College (now King University), Yale University, and a number of medical school and hospital programs. He did much research and preservation of gravestones and genealogical records. Andy accompanied his brother Peter for medical mission services in the African clinics and was instrumental in starting the Heart of Virginia Free Clinic. During the recent virus crises, he distributed free medication.
Andrew is survived by his lovely wife Patricia, his siblings: Sidney, Charles, Peter, Edith, David, and George; his children: Andrew Jr, Charles “Mac,” Katharine, John, and stepson Jason; brother-in-law Nabil; 5 sisters-in-law, a daughter-in-law, 10 nieces, 8 nephews, many cousins, and 8 grandchildren. A great granddaughter was born September 29, 2023, named Lucia Rose.
The visitation is scheduled for Saturday, October 7, at 1:00 pm with the funeral at 2:00 pm. Both will be at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 1835 Cumberland Road, Farmville, Virginia 23901. Thank you for all prayers for the family. In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to the mission that Andy loved – Trinity Center for World Mission which serves seven African countries, www.trinitycwm.com