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Elwood Randolph Anderson
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Obituary for Elwood Randolph Anderson

Cumberland, MD – Elwood Randolph Anderson, 93, of Cumberland, MD, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018, at his home. 

Born January 30, 1925, in Cumberland, MD, he was the son of the late Clarence King Anderson and Bessie May (Dicken) Anderson. He was also preceded in death by his wife: Pearl Viola Anderson; his brothers: Charles W., Carroll M., and Bernard “Buck” Anderson; and was the last surviving member of his immediate family. 

A Veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army, Elwood retired from Columbia Gas as a Customer Serviceman. He was a member of the Frostburg Moose Lodge #348; Central United Methodist Church; the Fort Cumberland Lodge #211 A.F.&A.M.; Tall Cedars Lebanon Algonquin Forest #140 Post Grand Association; the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #40; and the Faraday Post #24 American Legion. 

Elwood is survived his sons: Joseph R. Anderson, Sebring, FL; and Michael R. Anderson and wife, Lisa, Sproul, PA; and his daughters: Donna J. Shell and husband, Carl, Saint Augustine, FL; and Lisa M. Anderson, Cumberland, MD; a special friend: Delores Bishop; as well as seven grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren. 

Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, MD, on Monday, May 7, 2018, from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. 

A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 1:00 P.M., with Reverend Lee Brotemarkle officiating. 

Interment will be held in the Fellowship Cemetery. 

Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Faraday Post #24 American Legion Honor Guard.

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404 Decatur Street
Cumberland, MD 21502

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404 Decatur Street
Cumberland, MD 21502


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