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Wilbur H. Anderson, Jr.

March 14, 1944 – February 23, 2023

Wilbur H. Anderson, Jr.

Wilbur Anderson, age 78, passed away on February 23, 2023.

Wilbur was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to Wilbur Sr. and Clora Anderson. Wilbur married Darlene Adam of Cincinnati, Ohio on December 3, 1977 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Wilbur is survived by his loving wife, Darlene Anderson, his children, Anthony (Sue) Anderson, Bradley Anderson and Jennifer (Tim) Howard, his siblings, Beverly Leptak, Alan (Kathy) Anderson, Pamela (Butch) Runck, Vicki Paner, Randy (Barb) Anderson and Steven (Jennifer) Anderson, 13 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Jerry Leptak.

Wilbur was proud of his yard and the work he did with his flowers, especially his roses. He loved to cruise and dance. Cruising with Darlene to Alaska, Virgin Islands, Bermuda and more. He had a great sense of humor and would beat everyone else to the dance floor. A longtime member of North Bend Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 1, 2023 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 2155 Compton Road, 45231 (follow the blue line to the left upon entering memorial park).

Services for Wilbur Anderson will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at 10:30 AM at Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home with Chris Emmons, officiating. Burial will follow at Arlington Memorial Gardens in the Garden of Gethsemane.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Wilbur’s life to Alzheimer’s Association https://act.alz.org/. 



Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

The Arlington Memorial Garden Funeral Home


Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

The Arlington Memorial Garden Funeral Home


Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 11:30 AM

The Arlington Memorial Gardens

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“To my grandpa, I’m glad your with the angels in heaven and get to dance with them. Send all my prayers to my grandma Darlene, my father, my aunts, uncles, and cousins.”

“Dear Darlene and to all the Andersons: Dave and I send our sincere condolences, and hope that you will find comfort in many good memories. I especially remember the big family picnics with all the cousins in the back yard of Aunt Clora’s house. Those were so special! We hope all of you will be comforted by Wil being at peace. Love and hugs. My siblings and I are making a contribution to Alzheimer’s in his name. ❤️❤️❤️”

“To my dear Anderson cousins – Love you all so much and sending Love and Big Hugs🙏❤️ Mom and Dad always talked about what great dancers you all were and you know they loved to dance too! Must be in the genes! 🙏🙏”

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