Robert L. Anderson Jr.

Robert L. Anderson, Jr., 61, of Freeburg, Illinois, born Wednesday, May 30, 1951, in East Saint Louis, IL, died Sunday, September 16, 2012 at his residence in Freeburg, Illinois.

Robert worked as an Iron Worker for  Iron Workers #392, E. St. Louis, IL.  He was a member of Shiloh Eagles #545, Rock Mountain Elk Foundation, N.R.A., International Rodeo Association, and Southwest Missouri Rodeo Association .  

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Mother: Edith I. nee Harris Anderson

Surviving are his:

  • Father: Robert L. Anderson Sr. of Millstadt, IL
  • Brothers
    • Jeffrey Anderson of Freeburg, IL
    • Kirk Anderson of Millstadt, IL
  • Nephew: Ryan Robert (Angela) Anderson
  • Nieces
    • Klaire Anderson
    • Morgan Anderson
  • Great-Niece: Natalie May Anderson
  • Great-Nephew: William Jeffrey Anderson

                    Good Lord's herd must be getting bigger - wild & wholly
                    Cause he called up one good cowboy to tend it - my brother
                                        Ride'm cowboy - Ride'm cowboy

Will be dearly missed by his brother and best friend, Jeffrey.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Family Hospice

Visitation:  Friends may call from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Thursday, September 20, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, September 20, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. David Raynaud officiating . By his request cremation was held.

Condolences left for Robert L. Anderson Jr.:

    So very sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in my prayers. I didn't spend much time around Rob, but talking with him at the rodeos and seeing him around town, he was always full of joy and life. I know he will be missed.

    Marla Vollmer Freeburg IL 62243

    So sorry to hear of you brothers
    passing.My prayers are with you and your family.
    Trudy Boaz

    Trudy Boaz Belleville IL 62226