Franklin D. Anderson

ANDERSON, Franklin D., 82, of Weirton, WV, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH.

He was born Feb. 20, 1931, in Smithfield, WV, the son of the late Thomas Lloyd and Edna Copenhaver Anderson.

He was also preceded in death by his sister, Paula Rose Anderson; brothers, Donald L. and William Lee Anderson.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, and member of the 25-year Club of Weirton Steel Company. Franklin retired as a pipefitter in the tin mill of Weirton Steel.

Surviving are his brothers, Robert H. Anderson of New Martinsville, WV, Joseph C. Anderson (Carolyn) of Chatsworth, GA, James K. Anderson (Helen) of Burgettstown, PA, John W. Anderson (Patricia) of Weirton, WV; sisters, Neva Rae Brewer of Mannington, WV, Geraldine Carson of Mannington, WV, Elizabeth Ann Starkey (Lorn) of Jacksonburg, WV, Carolyn Sue Martin (Gary) of Tampa, FL.

Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV where services will be held Friday at noon with Debbie Sue Daugherty presiding.

Interment will follow at Alf Smith Cemetery, Middlebourne, WV. Military funeral honors will be provided at the cemetery by Sistersville VFW Post No. 6327.