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Ronald Anderson Jr.
Lifelong Alaskan Ronald Karl Anderson Jr., 29, died Feb. 11, 2008, at home in Anchorage.
Ronald was born Sept. 24, 1978, in Soldotna, and attended Dimond High School in Anchorage. He's lived in Anchorage for more than 20 years of his life.
He worked in the construction field with Material Flow of Alaska as his last employer, which he enjoyed thoroughly. He was very proud of his achievement earning his GED.
Ronald enjoyed fishing with his dad in Resurrection Bay and Prince William Sound, snowmachining with his family and friends from the Caribou Hills to Denali Park and anywhere in between. He was also a very talented tattoo artist.
His family writes: "He touched many people's lives. He was an artist with a special gift. Ronald was kind-hearted, polite and a joy to be around."
His employer said: "He is irreplaceable, a very hard worker."
He will be loved and missed by his family and many friends in his short life with us," his family added.
Mr. Anderson is survived by his father, Ronald Anderson Sr. of Anchorage; son, Donovon Anderson of Anchorage; three brothers and one sister, all of Anchorage; Grampa Art Shelby of Stephens City, Va.; Great-Grandpa Glenn Schrader of Soldotna; aunts, Glenda Ritter of Winchester, Va., Dianna Klabunde of Anchorage; uncles, Gary Anderson of Ninilchik and Bobby Earl McCown of Soldotna; and cousins, Krystal and Kylee Anderson of Anchorage.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Robin Mora; grandparents, Howard LeRoy Anderson, who lived in Soldotna, Patricia Shelby who lived in Stephens City, and Bobby McCown who lived in Soldotna.
Arrangements were provided by Kehl's Forest Lawn Mortuary & Crematory
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