Jimmy Troy “Cool Hand Luke” Anderson, age 71 of Asheboro, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem. A native of Randolph County, Jimmy was born September 9, 1951 to the late Sherman and Mary Cranford Anderson.
Jimmy accepted Christ as his savior at an early age and, in his formative years, attended Asheboro High School. On March 1, 1972, he enlisted in the US Marine Corps and served a short time in Vietnam. He was an avid fisherman, loved church, his grandchildren and spending time with his family.
Jimmy leaves behind to cherish his memory, his son Travis Anderson, daughter April Walker and her husband Paul, son Joshua Anderson and his wife Rhonaden, grandchildren Braxton Walker, Braylen Walker, Caleb Anderson, Kaylah Anderson and Dylan Anderson. He is also survived by his brother, Kenneth Hicks and sister, Brenda Anderson.
The family will gather to scatter Jimmy’s ashes, per his wishes, at a later date.
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