Cuba J “Bill” Anson, of West Harrison, Indiana, passed away October 9, 2017 in Dillsboro, Indiana.
He was born October 2, 1918 in Perry County, IN, son of the late Henry and Minnie Anson
Bill served his country in WWII, as a member of the United States Army.
He worked as a Manager for Lincoln Income Life, retiring after over 21 years of service. Bill had previously worked as a foreman on the Southern Railway.
He was a member of member of Holman Christian Union Church. Bill was the President of Gideons International Bible Association in Dearborn and Ohio counties. He was a member of New Albany Masonic lodge #79, as well as a member of the Eastern Star. When he was young, Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, sketching and painting. He had played bass guitar in a band. Bill also enjoyed working on lawnmowers, Most of all, he enjoyed joking and laughing.
Surviving are daughter, Helena (Robert) Schildknecht of Crestwood, KY, son, Paul Badger of Sellersburg, IN; step-children, Angee (Brad) Ellis of Guilford, IN, Maureen “Jody” Ward (Ron Hanner) of Greensburg, IN, Jeff (Johnanna) McCormick of West Harrison, IN; 11 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren special friend, Millie Craft.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Jean Lorraine Carr Badger Anson, his second wife, Thelma Kirby Anson, and his son, Gene Badger.
Friends will be received Thursday, October 12, 2017, 10:30 am – 11:30 am at Rullman Hunger funeral home, Aurora, Indiana. Services will be held at the funeral home October 12, 2017 at 11:30 am with Pastor Michael Addison officiating.
Interment will follow in the Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany, IN. Military services will follow the funeral services.
Contributions may be made to the Holman Christian Union Church. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.