Friday, August 5, 2022 ~ 11:00 a.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska
In care of the family for future designations.
Charles R. Anderson, 79 of Ashland, NE passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Oxbow Living Center in Ashland. He was born November 21, 1942 in Clay Center, NE to Henry and Olga (McColley) Anderson. Charles was raised in Colon, NE and graduated from Wahoo High School in 1960. He was united in marriage to Judy Clark March 21, 1964 in Wahoo. Six children were born from this union, Kim, Michele, Jennifer, Julie, Cheri and Rusty.
Charles had various jobs throughout his career beginning at Northeast and Pontiac in Lincoln and Bud’s Auto and Vern’s Welding in Ashland. Later he became an insurance adjuster with GAB in Omaha and Metro Farmland Appraisers in Ames, NE.
He enjoyed keeping up with family and friends on Facebook, fishing, gardening, talking politics, old cars, racing, watching westerns, listening to old country music, cheering for Husker Football and Volleyball, and telling bad “Dad” jokes.
Charles is survived by his children, Kim (Ross) Short, Michele Hedrick, Jennifer Johnson, Julie Anderson, Cheri (James West) Riecken, Rusty (Chelsee) Anderson; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Olga Anderson; brothers, T.J., Hank, Louie and George; former wife, Judy VanArsdale; granddaughter, Kelly Schuster.