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Obituary — Lester John Anderson, Jr.




Lester John Anderson, Jr., 69, passed away Nov. 21at his home in Piney Flats, Tennessee. 

John’s career as a Tennessee Walking Horse trainer spanned many years. He thoroughly enjoyed working and showing these beautiful horses. 

John was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Anderson, mother Bobbie Davis Anderson; father, Lester J. Anderson Sr., brother, Scotty B. Anderson, and nephew Miles Mahoney.

John is survived by his daughter, Wanda Carol Rimer; grandson, Ethan Rimer; granddaughter, Madison Rimer; daughter, Tonya  Little;  son, Barry King and wife Tammy King; grandchildren  Zackary  Little, Peyton  Little, Taylor Little,  Hannah King, Jaden King; sister Wanda Bruner and husband Bob Bruner, Audrey Mahoney;  nephews Robert Barton III, Johnathan Barton, Kelvin Mahoney ; niece,  Cindy Winegar and husband Jason; great nieces and nephews,  Sarah, Luke and Grant Winegar, and Ian Barton.  John’s greatest joy was his grandchildren who knew him as Bobo and Papa.

The family received friends Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. A celebration of life service followed. A graveside service was conducted on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 at Piney Grove Cemetery 1032 Caney Valley Loop, Surgoinsville, Tennessee with Robert Barton III, Johnathan Barton, Scotty Anderson, Ethan Rimer, Michael Carter, Jackie Baron and Barry King serving as pallbearers. 

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