Wesley Allen Anderson, Jr, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on August 26, 2013, at the age of 80. He was a native of Stone Mountain, Georgia, graduating from Stone Mountain High School in 1954. After serving 2 years with the United States Army in Alaska, he returned to Stone Mountain to begin his life long career as a phone man and start a family. He retired after 30 years of service from Southern Bell and AT&T, but continued his phone service career as a contractor for Napa Auto Parts. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather, coaching little league football, providing rides to dance lessons and attending many grandchildren's concerts and sporting events. His hobbies included woodworking in his shop and showing off his restored 1965 Chevelle Malibu at local and regional car shows. Known as Junior, Dad, and Granddaddy to his family and Wesley and Andy to his friends, he will be missed very much. He was proceeded in death by his loving son, Dinny Allen Anderson. He is survived by his devoted wife of 34 years, Barbara, and his 4 children: Wes Tammy Anderson of Conyers, GA, Brad Patti Anderson of Wheaton, IL, Jennifer Archie Ballard of Jacksonville, FL, and Jason Amber Minor of Villa Rica, GA and his 11 grandchildren: Preston Anderson, Parker Anderson, Casey Shaddix, Bailey Anderson, Jacob Anderson, Murphy Ballard, Caleb Minor, Colin Minor, Madox Minor, Kayla Miller and Arabella Miller plus many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 30 at 11:00 a.m. at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel. Interment will follow at Melwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Funeral Home, Stone Mountain, Georgia 770 469-9811.

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  1. To Jason and Family, “For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revevealed in us” Romans 8:18 My thoughts and Prayers be with you at this difficult time. BJ

  2. Jason -I am so sorry for your loss. Just remember as your heart is empty, the warm memories of your Dad will bring a smile. You and your family will continue to be in my prayers.

  3. So many fond memories on rock bridge rd. A great man with always a wonderful sense of humor. You will be remembered by all who drive by the old house.

  4. Condolences to Barbara, and all the rest of the family. Junior was both loved and respected by us. He will be missed. You could always count on him being there when you lost a family member. He was a pallbearer for my mother, Helen Renolds twenty-five years ago. His stepmother was our aunt. His humor and quick wit always made us laugh when we were around him.

  5. Anderson Family,
    Wesley sounds like he was an amazing man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    The D’Agostino’s

  6. I love you Jr.. You were a Uncle that would love to call and talk. I will miss you and your wonderful fudge. Say hi to Mom and Dad for me. I will always remember the 4th of July cookouts and watching the fireworks from the front yard when I was little.

  7. Wes, I am so sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a wonderful man. My parents thought the world of him. When he was with Bellsouth my Mom Mildred Johnson called him every time the phone would act up and he would be right there and end of staying for hours and drinking coffee. You all are in our Prayers.

  8. Dear Barbara,
    We were saddened to learn of Wesley’s passing. I’m sorry that I was only able to meet my cousin one time. We had hoped to see you again. We never know how much time we have left here. We will be thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.
    With deepest sympathy,
    Julie and Doug

  9. Wes, we were saddened to here of your fathers passing. Please know that you and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Joe,Greg and Tracey Moon, and Family.

  10. Barbara and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you in your loss of Wesley. He was so full of laughter and love for others. He was a dear friend and class mate. We will treasure our memories. as you will yours.
    We are sorry we can not be with you all today and tomorrow. Again our thoughts are with you.
    Clara Crowe and Bill Freeman

  11. Dear Jason,
    Only God can bring you the comfort you need. I pray He will give you peace and strength during this difficult time. Love to you and your family!

  12. Barbara, I am so sorry to learn of Wesley’s passing. I know this is a very difficult time for you and your fanmily. My thoughts and prayers are that you will find peace and strength for the future. may God bless you richly.

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