James Danny Anders, 66, husband of Sylvia P. Anders, passed away Monday, May 31, 2021.
Born in Greenville, he was the son of the late James Anders and Nervia Lee.
James enjoyed life to its fullest. He was a true outdoorsman; he loved working in his yard, going hiking, fishing or just taking a ride through the mountains. He was a man’s man, and a friend to all that knew him. James enjoyed his bluegrass music and Nascar races. For James, his greatest love was his family.
In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by daughters, Tonya Thurston (Travis Sloan) and Shayna Blackwell; grandchildren, Daniel and Kelsey Thurston, Jeffrey Blackwell, Abigail Bearden (David), and Kimberly Phillips; great grandson, John-David Bearden; sister, Shannon Head (Allen); brother, Calvin Anders (Vina); grandpups, Dabo and Cletus; and his best friends that were family to him, Randy and Angie Moody.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Susan Lee, Willie, Patricia and Diane Anders; and his special boy, Rocky.
A public visitation will be held Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:15 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Northwest, with a chapel service following at 1:30 p.m. in the Northwest Chapel.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Northwest