July 24, 1949 - February 17, 2021
Mr. Darwin Dale Anderson, Sr. 71, of Peoria, IL passed away at 8:37 pm Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at his residence. Darwin was born on July 24, 1949 in Marianna, Arkansas to Jack and Telesta (Edwards) Anderson. He married Gloria McDonald; she preceded him in death on April 3, 2020. Darwin worked at Caterpillar as a machinist for over 42 years. He was a no-nonsense type of man. Darwin liked to garden. He thought a lot of his community and would cut the grass in the vacant lots. He loved his grandchildren and also his fur baby “Boss”. Darwin leaves to cherish his precious memories, two sons, Darwin Anderson, Jr., of Peoria and Kavin Braxton of Sherwood, AR; one daughter, Gwendolyn Ousley of Spanish Lake, MO; one step-son, Corrie Alexander; two brothers, Billy (Barbara) Anderson of Memphis, TN and Boysen (Scheree) Anderson of Wilmington, IL; one sister, Barbara Fawles of Richmond, VA; eighteen grandchildren, four great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends who adored him. He is proceeded in death by his parents, his wife, one daughter, Tiffany Anderson, one son, Carl Anderson, one stepson, Calvin Alexander and one brother, Norris Anderson. A private memorial service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Sovereign Grace M.B. Church with a visitation prior at 10 am. Pastor Alvin Riley, Sr. will officiate. Darwin will be laid to rest at Lutheran Cemetery. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing and attendance limits will be observed. In accordance with the Illinois Department of Public Health, Funerals are limited to no more than 25% or less people at the church. To be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. Funerals are limited to no more than 25% of the decedent’s immediate family members. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible. The sanctuary can socially distance and seat no more than 25% or less people. All others will be able to flow through prior to beginning of the service. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Mr. Darwin Dale Anderson, Sr. 71, of Peoria, IL passed away at 8:37 pm Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at his residence. Darwin was born on July 24, 1949 in Marianna, Arkansas to Jack and Telesta (Edwards) Anderson. He married Gloria McDonald;... View Obituary & Service Information
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