Lonnie David Anderson, 64, of Humphrey, was an award winning bow shooter who loved the outdoors, working with his hands and spending time with his family.
He passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022 at home.
Lonnie was born January 28, 1958 in Scott, Arkansas, son of Nelson and Margaret Dempsey Anderson. He was reared and received his early education in Altheimer, graduating from Altheimer High School in 1978.
Lonnie worked at Ben Pearson’s for many years as a welder before working nearly 20 years at Producers in maintenance.
He loved bow shooting, winning numerous awards including Drew County Bow Hunting Association 2008 Spring Invitational: Traditional Bow Hunting 1st place, 2002 Delta Spring Invitational First Place: Traditional Bow Hunting and 2016 Fire on the Mountain 1st place Traditional Bow Hunting. Lonnie was ranked in the top 10 in Traditional Bow Hunting by the Arkansas Bow Hunters Association. He also served as past president of the Bayou Meto Bow Hunters Association.
Lonnie also deeply loved leatherworks and was known by many for his ability to make quality knives and bows. When Lonnie was not working, hunting or making knives or bows, he enjoyed spending time with his family.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marcella Anderson.
Survivors include his loving wife, Tammie Brown Anderson; two daughters, Amber Anderson Robinson (Scott) of Pine Bluff and Dr. Lauren Belt (Dr. Michael) of Jonesboro; step-children, Joey Penn (Jami) of Humnoke, AR, Heather McCarty (Ricky) of Humnoke, Scott Wood of DeWitt, Keith Wood (Deanna), Matt Proctor and Jeff Moyer; three brothers, Linzie Anderson of DeWitt, Toby Anderson (Yang He) of Jacksonville and Jeff Anderson (Angel) of Watson Chapel; two sisters, Sherry Young of Muscatine, Iowa and Kathy Bogy (Ronnie) of Humphrey; and several grandchildren.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements were handled by Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors (www.RalphRobinsonandSon.com).
Memorials may be made to the Make a Wish Mid-South, 320 Executive Court, Little Rock, AR 72205 or A-B-C-D Memorial Scholarship Fund, 410 South Division Street, Humphrey, AR 72073.