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Jon J. Anderson

Jon J. Anderson

Jon J. Anderson, 77, of Ocala, Florida, born on May 20, 1943 in Erie, PA to the parents Dave and Charlotte Anderson, entered into eternal rest, peacefully with his daughters at his side, on July 7, 2020.

He enjoyed being with his family and friends, volunteering in his community to help dogs and humans in need, golfing, flying airplanes, drinking Gentleman Jack, restoring classic cars, sending emails to friends, making creative gifts, designing homemade cards for others, joking around and laughing. He treasured the friendships he had in his life and he knew how to make others feel special.

He is survived by his daughters, Amy (Erik) Ferguson and Wendy McBryde; grandsons Ty and Cooper McBryde and Mitch Ferguson. He is also survived by his little dog, Harry.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to (VOCAL) Voices of Change Animal League, the organization he dedicated years of endless hours volunteering.

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Crime

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Business

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Ocala man jailed after allegedly threatening tow truck driver during repossession

An Ocala man found himself behind bars recently after tangling with a tow truck driver who was repossessing a vehicle.

Ocala man accused of strangling woman because he didn’t like dinner

A 62-year-old Ocala man was arrested after he allegedly strangled a woman during an argument over the dinner she made.

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Belleview man charged with fleeing and resisting arrest

A Belleview man who spent 17 days in jail for a probation violation last month is back behind bars after he allegedly fled from law enforcement and resisted arrest on charges of driving with a suspended license and possession of drug equipment.

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