Jacob John Anderson was escorted by the angels to his new home on Friday, December 27, 2019 at his residence in Marrero, LA. He was 94 years old and was a proud World War II Veteran of the United States Navy. He was born on Thursday, October 15, 1925 in Gibson, LA and retired from Mackbar Mudsupply Company.
Son of the late Gus and Laura Clement Anderson. Husband of the late Bessie Sylvan. Beloved father of Louise Anderson, Mary Shelia (Larry) Blackmon, Felecia Richard, Michael (Jacquelyn) Anderson and the late Frederick Anthony Anderson. Uncle of Shemar and Ta’Mora Gardner. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, 8 great great grandchildren as well as other relatives and devoted friends. He was predeceased by all 12 of his siblings.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at the House of Refuge Apostolic Church located at 3160 General Meyers Ave. New Orleans, LA 70114. The visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by a 10 a.m. service. Pastor Edward Odums Sr. will officiate. Internment with Military Honors will take place on Monday, January 6, 2020 at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery located at 34888 Grantham College Dr. Slidell, LA 70460 at 12:30 p.m.
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