Stanley Anderson, 69, of Brownwood Texas, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at his home in Brownwood. 

Stanley Gray Anderson was born in Little Rock, Ark., on Sept. 29, 1944, to James L. Anderson and Mildred Gray Anderson, and grew up in Chico, Texas. Stanley retired from the City of Arlington in 2005 and was an avid motorcycle rider with a tremendous love for the great outdoors. 

Memorial services will be held at a later date under the direction of Netherton Funeral Home and Cremations in Brownwood.

He leaves behind his beloved wife of 46 years, May Anderson; his children, Cheryl Evans of Fort Worth, Texas, Cyndi Haapapuro of Eustis, Fla., Marty Anderson of Burleson, Texas, and Steven Anderson of North Port, Fla.; eight wonderful and loving grandchildren, Davin, Brittani, Clay, Mitchell, Shannon, Gray, Riley and Aydan; and four great-grandchildren, Chloe, Peyton, Conner and Carson. He also leaves behind his mother, Mildred Anderson of Chico; and siblings, Andy Anderson of Jacksboro, Kenneth Anderson of Mesquite, Jane Hollingsworth of Carrolton, Stuart Anderson of Commerce and Wayne Anderson of Arlington.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Anderson; and a sister, Shirley Anderson Sanders.

Friends and family members are invited and encouraged to sign the online guest book at www.nethertonfuneralhome.com.