George Robert Anderson, 65, of Henrico, VA passed away suddenly on April 18, 2021 at Henrico Doctors Hospital of a heart attack.
He is survived by his children Justin Robert Anderson of Melbourne, FL and Rachel Leigh Anderson of Cocoa, FL; his grandchildren, Nicholas and Venice; his sister, Judith Anderson of Westport, CT; and his fiancée, Stephanie Brown of Henrico, VA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Sybil Agnew Anderson; and his brother, Richard.
He was born in Lake Charles, LA, September 14, 1955 and graduated from Arab High School in Arab AL. In 1986 he married Traci Allen McDonald of Midlothian, VA. They raised 2 children and later divorced.
George enjoyed over 25 years as Mechanical & Plumbing Inspector at Henrico County Building Inspections. He loved his team of coworkers, their comradery and service to the community.
He had a passion for music and was an accomplished guitar player and songwriter. In his early career, he played professionally with Union Jack, Wild Oats and The Back-Door Band.
George was well-loved and cared for by his close friends, many of whom he enjoyed playing music with.
He was known for his sense of humor, his infectious laugh, and his kind and compassionate spirit. He always had time for a joke. He enjoyed gardening and was a good cook.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Affinity Funeral Service – Richmond Chapel, 2720 Enterprise Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294.