Ernest “Sonny” Anderson, 90

Published 11:20 am Monday, September 26, 2022

Ernest “Sonny” Anderson, 90, of Simpsonville, went to be with his heavenly Father on Thursday, September 22, 2022. He was a native of Danville. He graduated from Danville High School and attended Campbellsville University. He was preceded in death by his parents, Louise and Ernest Anderson, and a sister, Betty Anderson Perry.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Shelbyville. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, and a former Kentucky State Trooper. He was with the CSX Railroad Police and Security for 20 years—his last 4 years as a senior claims representative.

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He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Joanne Anderson; a daughter, Karen Standafer (Steve) of Simpsonville; a son, Wesley D. Anderson of Dayton Beach, FL; three grandsons, Brandon Standafer (Taylor), Eric Standafer (Tori), and Steven Standafer (Kristin); two great grandsons, Brennen Lee Standafer and Hudson Grey Standafer; and 2 great granddaughters, Kynlee Elizabeth Standafer and Sevi Lee Standafer. He is also survived by a nephew, David Perry; two cousins, Bill Gadberry and Beth DeGroen; a brother-in-law, Jim DeWitt (Sallie); and Ashley and Donna Gibbs.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at the Shannon Funeral Home of Shelbyville with the Rev. Andy McDonald officiating. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Grove Hill Cemetery,

Expressions of sympathy may be made to First Baptist Church, Shelbyville.