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David "Dave" Gerrit Anderson

April 18, 1960 — December 3, 2023

New Paris, Ohio

David "Dave" Gerrit Anderson

 

David “Dave” Gerrit Anderson, age 63, of New Paris, Ohio, died unexpectedly at Kettering Hospital in Dayton, Ohio on Sunday, December 3, 2023.  Born on April 18, 1960 in Englewood, New Jersey, son of the late Gerrit M. & Jeanne (Oser) Anderson.

 

Dave was employed at Henny Penny in Eaton, Ohio.  Member of Northwest Fire & EMS for many years.  First as a District Trustee and then as an EMT starting in 2008.  Dave also served as Preble County EMA Director for over 10 years.  He served on the Democratic Central Committee and was a poll worker for many years.  He was an Amateur Ham Radio Operator and a member of the Richmond Amateur Radio Club.  Member of First United Methodist Church in Richmond, Indiana.  He was a Ford Mustang enthusiast, NASCAR Dale Jarrett fan and one of the biggest Ohio State Football fans ever.  

 

Preceded by father-in-law, Ronnie Neanen.

 

Survived by his wife of 33 years, Dana (Neanen) Anderson of New Paris, Ohio; son & daughter-in-law, Gerrit & Kinsey Anderson; brother & sister-in-law, Paul & Jennifer Anderson; mother-in-law, Joyce Neanen; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law, Ron & Cindy Neanen, Susan & Joe Zurwell and Jodi Neanen; nieces and nephews, Jessica & Zach Goeke, Sadie Neanen, Joey & Jennifer Zurwell, Maggie Neanen and Dakotah Anderson; cousin, Gerrit Weining; numerous great nieces, nephews and friends.

 

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, December 8, 2023 at Barnes Funeral Home, 109 West Main Street, New Paris, Ohio with Pastor Ted Chalk officiating.  Interment at Spring Lawn Cemetery in New Paris, Ohio.  Family will receive friends on Thursday, December 7, 2023 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

 

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Northwest Emergency Squad, 135 N. Washington Street, New Paris, Ohio 45347.  Condolences via www.barnesfuneralhome.com

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Thursday, December 7, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Barnes Funeral Home - New Paris

109 W Main St, New Paris, OH 45347

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Friday, December 8, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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109 W Main St, New Paris, OH 45347

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