Willie “Bill” Anthony Anderson, 87 of Alachua, FL passed away on Sunday June 21, 2015 in Gainesville, FL. He was born in Lyons, Georgia on September 23, 1927 to Jarrett and Frances Grimsley Anderson. Bill proudly served in the US Army shortly after WWII. Bill moved to High Springs 40 years ago from Jacksonville FL. He operated a gas station and later served as a policeman for the Gainesville police dept. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends sharing stories of historical events of the good ole days. He loved fishing and making wooden crafts. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Barbara Dell Anderson. Survivors include his daughter Terri Lynn Anderson Sparks, two sons James “Buddy” Anderson and Randolph Harvey Anderson, also surviving is a niece Betsy Bobbitt and two nephews Andy and Josh Bobbitt. His extended family Betty and Chuck Rolling, Katelyn, Quinton and Ashlyn Rolling and Vic Etheridge. Special friends Valerie and Steve Cox, Valerie and Curt Mitche and Jim Haefner as well as many other loving family members, friends and caregivers. Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday July 2, 2015 at the Antioch Baptist Cemetery 3612 NW 177th Avenue Gainesville, FL 32609.