Timothy Anderson

Sunrise: January 20, 1961

Sunset: September 14, 2022

 Many hearts have been filled with grief upon the passing of our beloved, Mr. Timothy Anderson.  On September 14, 2022, God in his infinite wisdom and divine love, called from our midst in his faithful son, Timothy Anderson to eternal rest. Timothy Anderson was born on January 20, 1961 to the late Emmadell and John Talmadge Anderson. Timothy was raised in Waterloo, South Carolina and attended Lawrence High School and graduated in 1979.  He was predeceased in death by his mother and father, Emmadell and John Talmadge Anderson; his brothers. Johnnie Calvin Anderson, Standley Anderson, Robert Anderson, Michael Anderson, Bradford Anderson and sister, Brenda Anderson, 

Timothy accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior, at an early age and was a member of Laurel Hill Baptist Church

Timothy enlisted in the military in 1979 and retired from The United States Navy in 2009. After Retirement, Tim then worked at Norfolk Naval Shipyard for the company Alutiiq as a US Postal Clerk for 10 years. He then moved on to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission for an additional 18 years, and finished his career as an employee for the Naval Exchange on the Portsmouth Naval Base. During his time in the military and working for the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, Tim developed many enduring lifetime friendships that he was forever grateful for. Tim was a people person, was very loving and genuine. He loved talking about sports, having friendly conversations, and giving words of encouragement and advice when needed. He was kind hearted, outspoken, direct, straightforward, honest and a loving friend, father, father-in-law, brother- in- law and grandfather. There isn’t anything he wouldn’t do for those he loved. 

In Timothy’s free time, he loved watching TV, he loved watching his ‘49ers play football on Sunday. He loved watching wrestling and old classics such as Sanford and Son and Westerns, Walker Texas Ranger, and Law shows like Law and Order, NCIS, Criminal Minds and FBI.

Timothy was very well known by many for his strong love for his family.  He was married to his devoted wife and the love of his life Elva Anderson, of Portsmouth, Virginia for 37 years. The two shared two children and grandchildren. Affectionately known as Pa Pa, he was very proud to be a grandfather. Timothy made it a priority to spend as much time with them as possible.  He loved them deeply and his legacy of love will live on through them.  Timothy was a devoted, loving and supportive husband, brother, father, father- in -law and grandfather. These characteristics are his greatest accomplishments and ones that we will miss the most. He loved them all so very much, and consistently showered them with his unconditional love and support.

He leaves to cherish fond memories a wife, Elva Anderson of the home; son, Keyon Townsend (Jenita Townsend) and Daughter Marchelle Ervin (Darnell Cross); grandchildren Gavin Ervin, Keyonna Townsend, Jrue Cross, Denita Holland and Persia Cross of Portsmouth, Virginia; sister, Elizabeth Anderson and brother Donald Anderson (Rosa Anderson); a host of sisters -in -law, brothers –in- law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 

Viewing Friday, September 23, 2022 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Blvd. Portsmouth, Virginia Celebration of Life Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:00 Noon Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Blvd. Portsmouth, Virginia Laid to Rest Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Chesapeake, Virginia

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    Joyce Smith says

    Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. Praying for the family’s comfort and strength in the days ahead. 💜

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    Pamela Anstead says

    Will be truly missed. Our ABC family has loss one of the best. His obituary says it all. San Fran 49ers fan till the end. We love you Tim. Prayers and condolences to the family that he loved so much.

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    Constance Reid says

    Praying for the family

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    Jackie Pierce says

    Praying for you and your family

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    Bentley’s says

    We Love you Tim, always in our hearts..Your Georgia Family!!

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    Milton Green says

    My condolences for your loss and gratitude for your loved one’s
    service to our country. It was always a pleasure handling business,
    with him at NNSY sorry to hear of his passing, Timothy was a
    worker who completed the mission & task at hand RIP My Brother.

    M.S. Green Sr.

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    June&Carolyn Cunningham says

    Our prayers are with Tim family we pray your strength in God for the loss of Tim we have known him since he was a kid sorry we could not make it to the funeral from Waterloo SC

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