Obituary for Terry George Anderson of Seven Lakes

Terry George Anderson, 55, of Seven Lakes, NC passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, NC. 

Born March 3, 1967 in Tuscaloosa, AL to the late George Russell Anderson and the late Audrey Stone Anderson.

Terry was a 1985 graduate of Pinecrest High School where he played varsity football.  He continued to be involved in Pinecrest’s Football program as a fan and chain member. For a man that hated roses, he owned and operated his own landscape and irrigation business with his son Alex which he loved doing so much. He was a devoted and protective father to his children and to their friends. He loved making inappropriate jokes, NASCAR racing, NC State, building trains, spending time on the lake fishing, and attending Rock and Country music concerts with his wife Gabrielle.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 17 years, Gabrielle Santos Anderson, his children Alex Anderson, Victor Santos, Joe Santos, and Amy Crawford (Austin); granddaughter Aspen Stone Crawford.  He is also survived by sisters Wendy Anderson and Mari Anderson Spry (L.E.); nephews and nieces Jarrod Anderson, Kelly Smith Gold, Shawn Chavis, Shannon Chavis, Dylan Spry and Jaxson Spry, his wife’s parents Tom and Polly Kelly and brother in law Tom Kelly. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters Georgia Anderson Benson and Kelly Dawn Anderson and his niece Jennifer Lindsey Benson.

A visitation will be held on Friday, May 6, 2022 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Boles Funeral Home in Southern Pines, NC 28387.  A funeral service will be Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 2:00PM at Aberdeen First Baptist Church, with Pastor Daryl Cornett officiating.  Burial will follow at Bethesda Cemetery in Aberdeen.   

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Terry’s name to Pinecrest Patriots Football, 250 Voit Gilmore Lane, Southern Pines, NC 28387.

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Seven Lakes.

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