Delbert Lee “Chan” Anderson, 86, of rural Frankfort, died November 28, 2019 at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. He was born October 1, 1933, in Siloam Springs, Arkansas to Steve & Bertha (Buce) Anderson. He married Patsy Stidham on October 16, 1958, in Jay, Oklahoma and she survives.
Delbert was a 1952 graduate of Colcord Oklahoma High School. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from 1951-1955 in the Korean War. He was a minister and electrician, owning Anderson Electric in Silom Springs, AR and Ozark, AR. Delbert was an ordained minister with the United Pentecostal Church International. He served as pastor in Huntsville, Ozark, and in Alma, AR. He retired from his electric business in 2008 and in 2011 retired from his church in Alma, AR. He had lived in Silom Springs, AR for 38 years, Ozark, AR for 29 years, and in Alma, AR for 13 years before moving to Frankfort in 2013. The church and his family were his life.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Christian Life Church 2501 E. Wabash St. Frankfort. Funeral Celebration will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the church. Phillip Jordan and Danny Lytle will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Christian Life Church in honor of Delbert. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Ozark, AR.
Wife: Patsy Anderson of rural Frankfort, Son: Donnie (Sandra) Anderson of Ozark, AR, 2 Daughters: Teresa (Ronnie) Cupstid of San Antonio, TX, Cheryl (Danny) Lytle of rural Frankfort, Sister: Ercille (Bill) Philpott of Gentry, AR, Grandchildren: Stephanie (Patrick) Edwards of Boonville, AR, Teronda (Terry) Wallace of San Antonio, TX, Aiden & Brantley Lytle of rural Frankfort, Step Grandchildren: Misty (Brent) Sampley of Ozark, AR, Dee (Jackie) Crowley of Holiday Island, AR, 9 Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, 3 sisters, and a grandson Steven Cole Anderson.