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Official Obituary of

Thomas Michael Anderson

November 11, 1950 ~ March 3, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Thomas Anderson Obituary

Thomas Michael Anderson
1950 – 2024

Thomas Michael Anderson, 73, of Columbia, passed away March 3, 2024, at the University of Missouri Hospital.  He was born in Bloomington, IL on November 11, 1950, a son of William Thomas and Linnie Josephine (Walker) Anderson.

Prior to retirement, Thomas was employed as a residential construction contractor, building and remodeling many homes over the years. In his younger years, he enjoyed working as a cowboy on a ranch in Montana.   His favorite pastimes were fishing, celebrating the 4th of July including fireworks and grilling, smoking cigars and most of all spending time with his family – especially his grandkids.

Those cherishing his memory include his wife. Kathleen Anderson; two daughters, Beth Ivy and husband, Jason and Sarah Anderson; three sons, Michael Horn, Joshua Anderson and William Anderson; a sister, Kelli Embry and husband, Mark; grandchildren, Alex Horn, Christian Ivy, Audrey Bain, Campbell Leaton, Dalton Ivy, Jace Vogt, Carter Ivy and River Ivy; niece and nephews, Val, Sydney and Walker and a brother-in-law, Don Boxer.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial contributions are suggested payable to Kathleen Anderson and may be mailed to Sarah Anderson, 205 Herndon St., Fayette, MO 65248.

At Mr. Anderson’s request no services are scheduled.

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