John W. “Big Andy” Anderson, 77, of Steubenville, Ohio, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Trinity West.
He was born February 3, 1941, in Steubenville, a son of the late John E. and Margaret May Anderson.
He retired from Weirton Steel Co. Big Andy was a 1959 graduate of Steubenville High School, where he was a member of the All State football team. He went on to play at the University of Cincinnati and for the Wheeling Ironmen. Big Andy was a friend and fan of NBA player Oscar Robertson from his days in Cincinnati.
Preceding Big Andy in death were his wife, Joan L. Montgomery Anderson; and brother, James J. Anderson.
Big Andy had a strong compassion for animals.
He is survived by a cousin, Rhoda Tempest; niece, Kara (Jamie) Gigliotti; and nephew, Derek Anderson.
He will also be sadly missed by many, many friends, but not the parking meters in Steubenville.
Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, Ohio, on Thursday from 10 a.m. until noon.
Burial at Fort Steuben.
Memorials may be directed to John W. Anderson Scholarship Fund, c/o Steubenville High School or Jefferson Co. Humane Society.
Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.