Roy W. Anderson, 83, of North Canton, passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at St. Luke Lutheran Community. He was born in New Rochelle, NY on March 21, 1935 to the late Axel and Thyra Anderson. As a youth, he was very active at the YMCA. Roy was involved in the Boy Scouts of America, achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and serving many years as a scout leader. He was a 1957 graduate of Heidelberg College, where he met Jane, his wife of 59 years. Roy proudly served in the United States Army and was employed in Pharmaceutical and Insurance sales.
Roy was a member of the North Canton Playhouse Senior Troupe and was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed cooking, gardening, playing cards and music, especially jazz. He loved spending time with his family and will always be remembered as a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather.
Roy leaves his beloved wife, Jane, whom he married on August 2, 1959; daughter and son-in-law Jennifer and David Dillon of Solon; son and daughter-in-law Stuart and Deb Anderson of Naperville, IL; grandchildren Lindsay and Danny.
Visitation will be Monday, August 13, 2018 from 3-6pm at the Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel, 801 Pittsburg Ave. NW, followed by a memorial service at 6pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made, in his name, to The Boy Scouts of America, 3154 13th St. NW Canton, OH 44708 or to the American Cancer Society, 3500 Embassy Pkwy #150 Akron, OH 44333.
Please visit www.reedfuneralhome.com to send condolences.