A memorial service for Travis Glynn Anderson, 73, of Emory, will be scheduled at a later date.
Mr. Anderson died on October 6, 2020, in Tyler. He was born on September 30, 1947, to Travis Vernon Anderson and Ouilda Elaine Conatser in Dallas. He served in the US Army as a gunner. He achieved the rank of a Specialist 4-E4 and was stationed in Germany and back home at Fort Hood. He was honorably discharged in 1970. After being discharged from the Army, he worked as a machinist until he retired in 2011. He loved to fish, spend time with family and loved old hot rods and classic cars.
Mr. Anderson is survived by his children, GlynDa and Jessie Shearer of Emory, Dianna Anderson of Emory, JR Anderson of Emory, Bobby and Charlotte Pickett of Alba and Ira Ray Pickett of Yantis; grandchildren, Jennifer Taylor, Johnathon Taylor, Justin Shearer, Phillip Gaby, RayeAnna Gaby, Brianna Anderson, Trey Anderson, Savanna Anderson, Brandie Harvey and Amanda Paris; great-grandchildren, Vada, Kimberly, Bryan, Carson, Uriah, Kolby, Dakota, Hunter, Madison and Gracie; great-great-grandchildren, Cooper, Noah and Everly; and sister, Charlotte Herrera of Quitman.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Anna Raye Anderson; brothers, Danny Anderson and Robert Upchurch; son, Phillip Pickett; and granddaughter, Donna Anderson.
Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral, Emory.