Dinny Allen Anderson

dinny anderson

February 15, 1959 ~ October 1, 2012

Born in: Atlanta, GA
Resided in: Oxford, GA

Dinny Allen Anderson, age 53, beloved son, brother, uncle and friend passed away on Monday, October 1, 2012 at his home in Oxford, Georgia. Dinny is survived by his mother Sue Lee King and the late Larry King of Monticello, GA, his father, Wesley and Barbara Anderson of Stone Mountain, GA; brothers and sisters, Wes Tammy Anderson of Conyers, GA, Brad Patti Anderson of Wheaton, IL, Troy Linda King of Cleveland, GA, Randy King of Norcross, GA, Robin Chad Dupree of Conyers, GA Jennifer Archie Ballard of Jacksonville, FL, Jason Amber Minor of Stone Mountain, GA; several nieces and nephews. Dinny was a graduate of Stone Mountain High School. He worked at AT & T for over 30 years. Dinny truly loved life to the fullest. He loved sports and was a collector of sports and music memorabilia. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and watching his nieces and nephews at their events. Dinny brought joy and happiness to all who knew him. Flowers accepted or those desiring may make a donation to National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, CO 80502. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel. Interment will follow at Melwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, from 2:00 until 4:00 and 7:00 until 9:00 p.m.

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  1. Wes my thoughts and prayers are with you, Tammy and your family…God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain, but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears, and light for the way…

  2. my thoughts and prayers go out to your family in this time of grieve.. But their lives will be forever blessed with memories of such a truly wonderful person like Dinny, you will be missed but never forgotten.


  3. We were so very sorry to hear the news of Uncle Dinny’s passing. We hadn’t seen Dinny for years and were blessed and lucky to see him twice this summer. We are all sending prayers, love and hugs to your family. He was a special soul.

    Jessica, Russell, Emma Grace and Will Harrell

  4. I am so sorry to hear about Dinny. I saw him a couple of years ago at a reunion and enjoyed the time we spent catching up on old times. He was good friend and will be greatly missed. My prayers are with the family .

  5. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. Dawn and I were both classmates from Stone Mountain High School.

  6. I am so sorry to hear of Dinny’s passing. I remember when Dinny would come to our house with his Dad to work on our phone. My Mom thought he was the cutiest little boy in town. You all are in my prayers.

  7. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of a longtime friend. My prayers are with your family. You will truly be missed.

  8. Words cannot express our sorrow in Dinny’s passing; yet our joy in having known him. Our prayers and deepest condolences to his family.

    Terry and Doug

  9. I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for the family in their time of sorrow. Every time you think of Dinny he will be holding your hearts and loving you.

  10. I am so glad I got to see Dinny twice this year after not seeing him for 15 years. I look forward to seeing him again in Heaven.

  11. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am so glad we got to reconnect after all these years, and am sorry we did not have more time. You always were a sweet man and will be missed by many. With love Joy

  12. My heart is really hurting today. I have lost someone very dear to my heart. I will always remember and cherish our time together. It was such a blessing to reconnect with Dinny these fast few months. He was a sweet person and loved by many. I am praying for God to give strength and comfort to Wes and Sue and all of Dinny’s family. Dinny is healed now and I can’t wait to see him again in heaven.

  13. May God be w/ the Anderson family. Dinny was an inspiration to all that knew him and the biggest Georgia Bulldog fan! He will be missed by so many.

  14. To Dinny’s Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you all. I worked with Dinny at Stevens Graphics and again at AT&T in Tucker. Dinny was always such a jokester and a fun guy to be around. He will be missed.

  15. My thoughts and prayers are with Dinny’s family and friends. It is so clear how many lives Dinny touched from the beautiful comments, photos, and postings on FB and here, and the people who reached out to let me know of his passing. I will be forever blessed to have known Dinny.

  16. To Dinny’s family… my prayers are with you. I worked with Dinny at BAPCO. He was a kind and sweet spirit who let his light shine. He will be remembered.

  17. To Dinny’s family – I knew Dinny thru work at AT&T for the last 20 years and I’ll remember him with a smile because he always made me laugh. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

  18. To Dinny’s Family:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this very sad time. I knew Dinny through work, and his smile was contagious to those who worked around him. Our loss is heaven’s gain. He will be missed by many. God bless you all.

  19. Our condolences go out to your and your family. We will be thinking of you and praying for you all.

    Richard Pennington & Family / Co-Worker of Randy King.

  20. I’ve known Dinny at AT&T for over 15 years and enjoyed his gentle spirit and sense of calm. I also admired his strength thoughout the past year. He will be sorely missed. — Steph Shaw AT&T

  21. Praying for your family during this time. I can not put into words how my heart breaks for you. Just know that there are thousands of folks thinking and praying for you during this time.

  22. Praying for your family during this time. I can not put into words how my heart breaks for you. Just know that there are thousands of folks thinking and praying for you during this time.

  23. I’m so sorry to learn of your loss. Death is never an easy thing to experience, especially when it was someone who was really close to our hearts. I hope the words found at Rev.21:3-4 brings you comfort.

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