March 1, 1923 - July 10, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Rayford A. Anderson, born on March 1, 1923, passed away at his home on July 10, 2013, at The Gardens of Richardson, Richardson, Texas, where he and his wife of 72 years, Oneta Kidd Anderson, have lived the past eight years. Previously they lived in Oklahoma City and are members of the Southern Hills UMC. Ray spent his career in the automotive industry and retired from Fred Jones Ford. He served in WWII with the 49th Air Depot Repair Squadron. He was preceded in death by son, Jerry R. Anderson. In addition to his wife, Ray is survived by his daughter, Carol Akin and husband Larry; grandchildren, Lindsay Hudson and husband John, and Chris Akin and fiancee Lisa Hammons; his great-grandchildren, Dylan, Victoria, and Wesley; and loving nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Southern Hills UMC or a . Funeral ceremony will be held 2 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, in the Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel, with interment following in the Resthaven Memory Gardens.

Published in The Oklahoman on July 13, 2013