Philip W. Anderson Jr., 73, lifetime Grandview resident passed away on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009 in Sunnyside.

Philip was born on Dec. 18, 1935 in Grandview, the son of Philip Anderson Sr. and Lorene Schoepflin. On July 13, 1985 he married Rose Lussier in the Tri-Cities.

Philip is survived by his wife of 24 years Rose Anderson of Grandview; one son Don Anderson of Grandview; one daughter, Trish Rogers of Puyallup, two step children and three grandchildren. He is also survived by his father, Philip Anderson Sr. of Grandview.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Lorene Schoepflin, step-mother, DeEtta Anderson and his first wife Herla Anderson.

A memorial funeral service will be held on Friday, Oct.r 9, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Grandview. Those wishing to honor Philip's memory may contribute to Lower Valley Hospice. Those wishing to share their memories or sign Philip's online memorial book may do so at


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