Andy was born in the Vilas area, rural Chanute, on Dec. 21, 1928, the son of Herman Ruben and Margaret Anderson Anderson. He attended NCCC in Chanute and graduated with an AA in Education.
He was united in marriage to Virginia Williams on June 28, 1990 in Miami, Okla. She survives, of the home.
He taught school at Vilas for two years. He later worked in North Carolina, Winfield, and then Andy worked as a maintenance worker for the Social and Rehabilitative Services in Chanute for 17 years.
He was a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church, Boerstler-May American Legion Post #170, Cecil J. Meeker Post #1654 V.F.W., where he was Commander, and Cedar Lodge #103.
Andy is survived by his wife, Virginia, Chanute; two sons, Jeff Anderson and Victor Anderson, both of Wichita; two stepsons, Scott Hinkle and his wife, Melina, Vinita, Okla., and Michael Hudson, Conyers, Ga.; grandchildren, Brittani Hinkle Carrasco and her husband, Eduardo, Chanute, Logan Hinkle and Raegan Hinkle, Vinita, Okla., Chad Anderson, Lori Anderson, Jamie Anderson and Ian Anderson, all of Wichita; a great-granddaughter, Ahriana Carrasco; and a sister, Jean Tunks and her husband, Roger, Lakeland, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a stepson Pat Hinkle and a brother Robert Anderson.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday, April 4 at the Otterbein United Methodist Church in Chanute. Burial will follow in Vilas Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel.
Memorials in his name may be made to the Otterbein United Methodist Church or the Shriner’s Childrens Hospital and may be left with the funeral home.
Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
To leave a special message for the family on-line, visit www.PenwellGabelChanute.com.