Anderson, Anthony “Tony” age 71, passed away October 6th after battling cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years Pauline, his sons Stuart and Ian, daughter-in-law Laura and grandson Colin.
Anthony was born on December 13, 1944 in Sheffield, England to Phillip and Kathleen Anderson. Educated in England and a graduate of the Royal Aircraft College of Farnborough with a degree in Electrical Engineering, he and his family came to America in 1979. He became very active in the test & measurement industry and became president of NCSL in 1996.
He had two passions in life, the first being soccer. He was a longtime supporter of Sheffield United, “The Blades”, his childhood hometown team. He also coached both his son’s youth soccer teams for many years and took both teams to Europe to play games. His other passion since he was 10 years old was model railroading. He’s always had a layout in the house and used to work on it whenever he had any free time.
A visitation will be held on Monday, October 17, 2016 from 9:30am to 10:00am at Baldwin-Fairchild Oaklawn Chapel in Sanford with a Funeral Service to follow at 10:00am. A graveside service will take place at 12:00pm at Glen Haven Memorial Park in Winter Park on Monday, October 17, 2016.