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Obituary for Virgil Lee Anderson

Virgil Lee Anderson, 91, of Granite Falls passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at Autumn Care Drexel.
He was retired from City of Hickory Public Works Department. Virgil served in the United States Army and was a member of the DAV and American Legion.
Virgil was born December 26, 1930, in Caldwell County. He was the son of the late Will Greene and Lela Harrison Anderson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores Phillips Anderson; one son, Lee Ernest Anderson; brothers, Matthew Anderson, Raymond Anderson and Clyde Anderson; sisters, Hazel Henderson and Alma Anderson.
Those left to cherish his memory are his granddaughter, Jessica Taylor and husband Brandon of Granite Falls; great-grandchildren, Mia and Jace Taylor of Granite Falls.
The family will receive friends on Friday, May 6, 2022, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. The funeral will follow in the chapel at 3:00 PM with Rev. Lin Hamrick officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Cemetery, with military honors by the NC Nations Guard and the Caldwell County Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial be made to Amorem Hospice, 1729 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690.
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Mackie Funeral Service and Cremations is assisting the family.