On Oct. 3, 2016 Robert Lee Anders, 54, Columbia City, left this earth to undoubtedly go attempt to raise hell in Heaven with the Savior he got to know the past few years of his life.
Born Aug. 23, 1962 he was the youngest of three children born to Paul and Margorie (Cullimore) Anders. He graduated from Columbia City High School and spent his adult life working as both a farmer and mechanic. He enjoyed cooking, tearing apart and rebuilding John Deere tractors, visiting with loved ones and was a sap for animals.
He is survived by his daughter, Dana (Lyle) Baron; grandsons: Reece, Lyle III and Layne Baron; brother, Gary (Mary) Anders; sister, Paula Anders; an aunt, Jane Hamilton; as well as nieces, nephews and beloved cat Bonesy.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7 at the funeral home with Pastor Steve Johnson officiating. He will be buried beside his parents following the service at Eberhard Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Humane Society of Whitley County.
DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.