John Ronald Anders, 80, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at home.
John was born July 29, 1940, in Wheeling, the son of the late John J. Anders and Kate Schellhase.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force; a retired City of Wheeling Firefighter, with 27 years of service; and a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Sandra (Ruckh) Anders; his sister, Jean Ann (Anders) Upford; and an infant brother, George Anders.
John is survived by his son, Jay (Kim) Anders of Wheeling; a grandson, John Anders; and countless nieces and nephews. He was surrounded by amazing friends and neighbors.
In accordance with John’s wishes, he will be cremated. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, services for John will be held at a future date and time to be determined.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 E. 33rd St., New York, NY, 10016; the Wheeling Dialysis Center, 500 Medical Park, Suite 100, Wheeling, WV, 26003; or the National Pancreas Foundation, 3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 700, Bethesda, MD, 20814.
Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger St., Wheeling. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.