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Jimmy Ray Anderson

May 5, 1958 — September 26, 2023

Jimmy Ray Anderson, known fondly as Jimmy Ray, passed away peacefully on September 26, 2023, in Greenville, SC. Born on May 5, 1958, in Greenwood, SC, Jimmy Ray was a beacon of light who touched the lives of many with his humor, friendliness, and handy skills.

Jimmy Ray was a dedicated family man, survived by his wife, Lena Anderson. He was a cherished father to his daughter, Amanda Cooley, and son Johnathan Ferrell. Jimmy Ray's legacy continues through his grandchildren, Alex and Andrew Ferrell, and Marybeth and James Bowers. He also leaves behind his brothers, Randy Smallwood and Ricky Anderson, and his sister, Norma Bennett. Jimmy Ray's family will always remember him as a pillar of strength, fun, and love.

Professionally, Jimmy Ray was a handyman, a profession he held close to his heart. His craft was not just a job, but a passion that he pursued with great dedication and skill. Jimmy Ray was not just known for his ability to fix anything and everything, but also for his friendly demeanor and the laughter that he brought into people's lives. His work was a testament to his resilience and the pride he took in everything he did.

Jimmy Ray had a zest for life that was infectious. He loved to party and was the life of every gathering. His laughter was infectious, his stories captivating, and his presence was always comforting. He had the unique ability to turn ordinary moments into unforgettable memories. His love for life was evident in every party he attended, every joke he told, and every hand he extended in friendship.

In summary, Jimmy Ray Anderson was a man who lived his life to the fullest. He was funny, friendly, and handy, qualities that endeared him to everyone he met. His passing leaves a void that will be hard to fill, but his legacy of love, laughter, and life will continue to inspire all who knew him. Jimmy Ray will be dearly missed, but his spirit will forever remain in our hearts.

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