Mr. Anderson had proudly served at the White House under President Dwight Eisenhower’s staff. Mr. Anderson had retired from the West Virginia Turnpike Commission, where he had worked as an electrician, and in the early years of his life he had been employed by C&O Railroad.
Mr. Anderson was a member of Packs Branch Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Delma Domingues Anderson; his son, Emory Wesley Anderson II of Beckley; three brothers, James P. Anderson and wife, Alice, of Maple Fork, David K. Anderson and wife, Sandy, of Milwaukee, Wis., and Pastor Thomas Anderson and wife, Julie, of Beckley; a sister, Judith Appler of Oak Hill; two grandchildren, Steven Wesley Anderson of Beckley and Gage Adam Anderson of Louisville, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, Beckley, with Pastor Thomas Anderson officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum, Beckley.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Military graveside rites will be conducted by Oak Hill VFW Post No. 3110.
Online condolences may be sent to our guest book at www.roseandquesenberry.net.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV.
Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.