Billy Ray Anderson, 83, of Purvis, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019, at his home. Services will be Sunday, August 11, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. at Moore Purvis Chapel followed by burial in Anderson Family Cemetery.
Mr. Anderson was of the Catholic faith. He served in the United States Air Force and was a Mason. He worked in construction as a heavy equipment operator.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, G.W. Anderson, Nevel Anderson, R.L. Anderson, and Harvey Anderson; and four sisters, Nola Ward, Pauline Powell, Birdie Mills, and Katie Beach.
He is survived by his wife, Rosalie Anderson of Purvis; two daughters, Denise Edwards and Rhonda Anderson; two sons, James Ray (Sandra) Anderson and John (Melisa) Anderson; seven grandchildren, Rose Napier, Timothy Paul, Amanda Miller, Steven Anderson, Jacob Anderson, Jonah Anderson, and Billy Anderson; and two great grandchildren, Breanna Miller and Joseph Miller.
Visitation will be Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Purvis.