Denver Lamarr Anderson was born on July 6, 1943, to Gideon and Lessie (Austin) Anderson.
He lived for 13 years in Toledo, Ohio, and 28 years in Cleveland.
He was preceded in death by his brothers: Gideon, David and Lucias Anderson; and his sisters: Lula Mae Westfield, Janette Goldston and Lessie Shopshire.
He attended College Hill High School in Cleveland. He served as an Army PFC from July 1961 to June 1964, and was stationed in Germany.
He was employed by Arch Chemical Co. where he retired after 28 years. He enjoyed deep sea fishing, music and played in a band.
He departed this life to be with the Lord on June 20, 2014.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his children: Silvia Lux of Germany, Prisavia (Jeffrey) Croft of Cleveland, Adrienne Anderson of Toledo and Denver Anderson Jr. of Cleveland; seven grandchildren: Nadine and Kevin Lux, Travis, Tyler, Tiffany and Trevor Croft and Michael Anderson; one great-granddaughter; one brother, Emmanuel Anderson of Toledo; four sisters: Evelyn King of Chattanooga, Hazel Ramsey, Willie Jean Johnson and Madie Roberts, all Cleveland; several nieces and nephews; and a host of relatives and friends.
The funeral will be held Thursday, June 26, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Mount Olive Church of God with pastor Gary Sears officiating and Bishop Joe Bradford delivering the eulogy.
The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church from noon until 1 p.m.
Interment will follow at Fort Hill cemetery with military honor guard.
Visitation by friends will begin after 2 p.m. on Wednesday at M.D. Dotson and Sons Funeral Home.
More information can be found at www.mddotsonandsons.com.