Mr. Phil Joseph Anderson, age 87, of Rome, GA, passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at a local hospital. Mr. Anderson was born in Calhoun, GA on January 1, 1934, son of the late Alexander Stephen Anderson and the late Annie Quinn Anderson. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by 3 siblings, Delia Anderson, Jane Spacagna and Howard Anderson. Mr. Anderson was a veteran of the United States Navy. He retired from Inland Container Corp. after having been employed there for over 41 years. He was a member of Dykes Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Carver Anderson, Rome, to whom he was married on February 14, 1958; 2 daughters, Jill Hawkins, Rome, and Julia Anderson, Roswell; his grandson, Ben Hawkins, Hartsell, AL; his sister, Jean Ann White (Mickey), Armuchee; his brother, Jack Anderson (Jean), Rome; nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at 3pm in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Mikel Garrett and the Rev. James Baird officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12pm until 2pm at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of funeral arrangements.

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