Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Robert "Bob" L. Anderson?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Robert "Bob"'s memory.
Coping with Grief
We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
Robert "Bob" L. Anderson
November 26, 1936 ~ October 1, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
6 Flowers or Condolences have been shared with support of Robert "Bob"'s family - View on Tribute Wall
Robert "Bob" L. Anderson - age 86 of Sedalia, Missouri passed away, Sunday morning, October 1st, 2023, at Primrose Retirement Community of Sedalia. Robert was born on November 26, 1936, the son of Morton Albert and Thelma Alta (Cannon) Anderson in Bucklin, MO. He was a graduate of Bucklin High School in 1954. Bob then went on to complete Auto Mechanics and Automotive Diesel Engine courses at The U.S. Trade School in Kansas City, MO in 1955. Bob married Mary Lou Marcusson and from that union came a son and a daughter. After the passing of Mary Lou, Bob was united in marriage to Veda Nickell in 2001. Bob worked in construction for most of his life, mainly as a contractor in the Cameron area. He worked alongside his brothers, John and David Anderson building homes and other construction roles as Anderson Brothers. He also owned North Missouri Home Furnishings, sold and built IBC homes and installed ground source heat pumps. Robert enjoyed woodworking and built many beautiful pieces of furniture, traveling in his RV, and becoming an avid fisherman while spending many, many summers in Canada going on portages to find that trophy walleye and pike. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; wife Mary Lou (Marcusson) Anderson; brothers, Jack Anderson and David Anderson; sisters, Joanne Andrews and Martha Anderson; brother-in-law Leck Dougherty; and sister-in-laws, Otea Marcusson and Marjorie Nickell. He is survived by his wife Veda; son, Danny Anderson (Elizabeth); daughter, Melinda Beck (Robert); three stepsons, Dennis Nickell (Rowena), Doug Nickell (Rae), and Dan Nickell (Susan); four grandchildren, Kara Steinmetz (Chris), Bryan Anderson (Sarah), Braun Beck (Kristi), and Amber Grogan (Scott); three step-grandchildren, Ashley Wendt, Megan Thomas (Michael), and Tyler Nickell (Katie); eleven great-grandchildren, Nathan, Jackson, Olivia, Penelope, Nora, Corbin, Kaleb, Eli, Beckett, Remy, and Austin; five step-great-grandchildren, Cole, Dillon, Emily, Benjamin, and Maddie; siblings, Rosmary Taylor (Robert), Jane Dougherty, John Anderson (Ann), Susan Anderson (Larry); brother-in-laws, Paul Andrews, Gene Anderson, William Marcusson, and Marvin Nickell; sister-in-laws, Sharon Anderson, and Majorie Anderson; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family members also survive.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Camp Quality- Northwest Missouri in care of the funeral home. Memorial Services will be held 11 AM, next Saturday, October 14th, 2023, at Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin. The family will receive friends one-hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial at Lake Viking Cemetery, near Gallatin, MO. Following the burial there will be a meal for family and friends at 1 PM at the Lake Viking Clubhouse. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin (660) 663-2117. Online guestbook at www.stithfamilyfunerals.com