Kenneth E. Anderson,
68, a resident of Warwick and formerly of Hope Valley, died Monday, January 31, 2011 at Kent Hospital. He was the husband of Linda A. (Hawksley) Anderson for 38 years.
Born in Providence, the son of the late Carl E. and Lillian E. (Dennis) Anderson, he was a cabinet maker for the former L. Vaughn Co. of Warwick and a member of Union Local 94 until his retirement. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1960 to 1964. Ken was active for several years in both the Cub Scout and Boy Scout Organizations, where he was a Den Leader and Assistant Leader to Troop 1 of Hope Valley, and enjoyed his role as a youth hockey coach. He was a friend of "Bill W."
He was the devoted father of Scott K. Anderson and his wife Amanda, and John D. Anderson and his wife Michelle, all of Westerly. He was the cherished grandfather of Kathryn A. Anderson and Paige A. Anderson.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Monday, February 7, 2011 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in THE URQUHART-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Route 5, Greenwood, Warwick (Exit 12 A off I-95) with a funeral service to follow at 7:00 pm. Burial will be private.
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