Dr. Terrance Alfred Anderson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 24,1936 sharing the same birthday as his older sister, Mary Nell, and his father Alfred.
During his lifetime, Terry was an avid golfer and passionate about choral music. He received his undergraduate and master's degrees at the University of Wisconsin. He earned his PhD from the University of Iowa in choral musicology, conducting and voice graduating at the top of his class. After 35 years, Terry retired from teaching having taught at Baldwin-Wallace, University of Wisconsin and Auburn University among numerous other colleges and institutions.
He passed away Nov. 2, 2022 peacefully at home surrounded by family. He is survived by his wife, Patricia, and his children, Kathy Mansfield and Jonathan Anderson, four grandchildren, and his brother-in-law, Kenneth Lehner. He is preceded by his parents Ruth and Alfred Anderson as well as his sister, Mary Nell Lehner. He will be greatly missed by all.
A graveside service will be held on Monday November 7, 2022 at Macedonia Memorial Park beginning at 1:00pm.
Canton Funeral Home is honored to serve the Anderson family.