Harold Wynne Anderson Sr., 81, of Orange passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, surrounded by his loving family. Harold was a life long resident of Orange; born on Dec. 13, 1930 to parents Nellie Victoria (Maddox) and Samuel Anderson. He comes from a long line of family members who have settled in the Orange area for over 200 years.

He was a member of First Baptist Church in Deweyville. Harold loved the outdoors, going fishing, hunting, and working in his garden. He was also a Charter Member of Orange Gun Club and American Indian Heritage. His employment included being a Sheriff in Orange County, pastor, game warden in Saltgrass, outside machinist at Livingston Shipyard, and security guard at Houston Repaired Port. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be missed dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Nellie Anderson, sister, Juanita; brothers, James and Preston. He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Sue (Key) Anderson of Orange; daughters, Brenda Guidroz of Orange, Carolyn Knight of Orange; son, Harold W. Anderson Jr. of Orange; sisters, Judy Wallace and husband, Weldon of Orange, Ursula Spears of New Mexico; brothers, Hershel Anderson of Woodville, Tommy Anderson of Fort Worth, Jerry Anderson of Colorado, Sammy Anderson Jr. of Orange.

Also left to cherish his memory are his grandchildren, Stacy McCall, Shaun Morgan, Robert Guidroz, Jeffery Cormier, Amanda Branson and seven great grandchildren.

A Funeral Service was held Tuesday, Dec. 4. Burial was at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park.