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James L. Anderson

James passed away Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Rose Arbor Hospice in Kalamazoo.

He was born November 22, 1949 in Three Rivers, the son of Malcolm and Clarabele (Belden) Anderson. James served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. during Vietnam. He worked at Plainwell Paper until it closed and then at Perrigo until his retirement. James was a member of the NRA and enjoyed playing video games.

Surviving are his son, James L. Anderson II; 4 grandchildren; brother, Skeeter L.H. Anderson along with several nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

Burial of ashes will take place at 3:00 P.M., Monday, August 17, 2020, at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta.

Contributions in memory of James may be made to the

Disabled American Veterans


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Shawn Gleason

August 9, 2020 at 3:14 pm

So honored to have been able to get to know James in the past few years. He was a great guy. Many at the nursing home will miss him. RIP James and prayers to Skeeter.



August 9, 2020 at 4:03 pm

My condolences. He will be greatly missed. RIP James



August 9, 2020 at 4:36 pm

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother, Skeeter. My thoughts & prayers are with you.



August 9, 2020 at 5:04 pm

So sorry Skeeter. I know you will miss him a lot, but at least the pain he suffered is over.


Sharon Shasteen

August 9, 2020 at 5:37 pm

Skeeter, I am so sorry to hear about your brother. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care of yourself, your friend Sharon Shasteen


Melvina Elaine Wooten

August 9, 2020 at 5:56 pm

Skeeter, I am so sorry for your loss.




August 9, 2020 at 6:09 pm

Skeeter & family,

Sorry for your loss, you took good care of your brother.

God Bless,

Joanne Krcatovich


Lori Pickett

August 9, 2020 at 7:45 pm

We have lost a good man. Jim may have been a little bull headed but, nonetheless, he was generous and cared deeply for those he loved. Skeeter, Louise and Nash,

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. I love you all!!


Cindy Miller

August 9, 2020 at 7:59 pm

So sorry to hear this Skeeter and I’m sure he will be forever great full to have you by his side and taking care of him . Lots of love and prayers to you!



August 10, 2020 at 10:41 am

Skeeter I’m so sorry to here of your brothers passing my heart goes out to you and your family! Lots of hugs and prayers.



August 12, 2020 at 4:05 pm

Was able to know Jim from work. Another one to be missed. Sending my condolences. Thank you Jim for serving.


Sally Thaxton Betzner

August 16, 2020 at 5:31 pm

Knew Jim and Sketter at Dix Street school. So sorry for Jim’s family. Sally


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