Richard Lloyd Anderson, 75, of Bloomington passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020 surrounded by his family at IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington.
Born, July 5, 1945 in Monroe County, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Maxine (Speer) Anderson.
Richard was a truck driver and heavy equipment operator for R.H. Marlin for 25 years, and he was a lifelong member of the New Prospect Baptist Church in Dolan.
A loving husband, father, and grandfather, Richard had a love for his horses and goats. He was a member of the American Dairy Goat Association, the Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, and the American Quarter Horse Association.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Margaret Annette (Hawkins) Anderson, children, Sharon Aikman (Chuck) of Bloomington, Rick Meadows (Dawn) of Greenwood, Melanie Kelsey (Eric) of Dixon, KY; and Lelan Poppy III of Martinsville, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, three brothers, Dan Anderson, Larry Anderson (Kathe), and Victor Anderson (Susie), two sisters, Retha Robinson (the late Ernie Robinson), and Shelly Tabereaux (David).
Richard was preceded in death by his son, Scott Anderson.
Visitation will be 12-2pm Thursday, July 23, 2020 at the New Prospect Baptist Church, 6055 Old State Road 37 Bloomington, IN 47408.
Funeral services will be 2:00pm Thursday at the New Prospect Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Young officiating. Burial will follow at Payne Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions may be made to the Payne Cemetery, Riley Hospital for Children, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St. in Bloomington is handling arrangements.