Joseph "Joe" Anderson was born on April 25, 1960, in Charlottesville, Va., to Hampton Charles Anderson and Dorothy Swift Anderson, and he was the grandson of the late Robert and Lillian Swift and the late Patsy Young Anderson and Thadious Anderson, all of Charlottesville, Va. He went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Joe attended Rose Hill Elementary School and Albemarle High School in Charlottesville. Joe also attended Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Joe accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as his Savior at an early age and was baptized by the late Pastor Dr. I.A. J. Kennedy. He then joined the Union Run Baptist Church, Shadwell (now Keswick) Va. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Hampton and Dorothy Anderson of Charlottesville, Va.; three sisters, Christine Bryant of Charlottesville, Va., Patsy Young of Alexandria, Va., and Clarice Anderson of Charlottesville, Va.; and four brothers, Hampton Anderson Jr. of Plainfield, N.J., James Russell Anderson of Staunton, Va., Raymond C. Anderson and Bernard Anderson, both of Charlottesville, Va. Left to cherish so many fond and wonderful memories of Joe is his devoted brother, Earl H. Anderson of Charlottesville, Va.; his beloved daughter, Kristen Anderson of Atlanta, Ga.; one beloved grandson, Julian Owsiak; devoted nephew, John Jackson of Alexandria, Va.; devoted niece and nephew-in-law, Christine and Clifton Carter of Woodbridge, Va.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including his beloved Washington Redskins. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Union Run Baptist Church, 3220 Keswick Road, Keswick, Va., with Pastor Daisy Dryer officiating. Repast will follow at Union Run Dinning Hall. J. F. Bell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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