Earl Paul Anderson Sr., 93, of New Philadelphia, died Saturday (July 18, 2009) at New Dawn Health Care Center in Dover.

He was born Jan. 2, 1916, in Senecaville, son of Wilson and Mary Ann (Lenhart) Anderson.

Mr. Anderson retired in 1981, following 39 years of service as a tool polisher for Simonds in Newcomerstown. He was a member of Cambridge Eagles 386, and served in the Civilian Conservation Corps.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; four sisters; and a stepgrandson, Hugh Chambers.

He leaves his wife, Juanita May (Bishard) Anderson of New Philadelphia, whom he married Jan. 8, 1940; a son, Earl P. (Carole) Anderson Jr. of Dover; three grandchildren, Connie (Matt) Dolvin and Joan Marie (Dave) McLaughlin, both of New Philadelphia, and Earl (Jennifer) Anderson III of Stone Creek; six great-grandchildren; and a stepgreat-grandchild.

Graveside services were Wednesday at Northwood Cemetery, Cambridge.

Thorn-Black Funeral Home, Cambridge, handled the arrangements.

Condolences may be made at www.thorn-blackfuneralhomes.com.