John C. Anderson, 53


John C. Anderson, 53, of Hilltop Lakes, TX, formerly of Vandalia, died on Friday, June 26, 2020, after a 4.5 year battle with Glioblastoma.

A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, July 12, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Vandalia Moose Lodge. Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia is assisting the family.

Mr. Anderson was born Aug. 12, 1966, in Vandalia, to John D. and Sharon (Clark) Anderson. He married Marcia Vail on June 3, 1995, in Gatlinburg, TN, and she survives.

During his career, he served as plant manager for Mauser Packaging in Texas.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Anderson is survived by his daughters, Catherine and Virginia Anderson; parents of Vandalia; brother, Mike (Lori) Anderson; sister, Lisa (Eric) Newsome; nephew, Dalton Whitten; nieces, Cassidy Anderson and Emmalee Newsome; and parents-in-law, Ted and Carrie Vail.

Memorials may be directed to the John Anderson Memorial Fund at

Online condolences to the family may be left at


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