Obituary for Robert Duncan Anderson

    • Name: Robert Duncan Anderson
    • Home Town: Holden Beach, NC
    • Date of Death: 02/27/2018
    • Birth Place: Springfield, MA
    • Birth Date: 04/22/1945
    • Service Date: 03/03/2018 at 04:00 PM
    • Service Place: SeaScape Grand Manor House

    Robert Duncan Anderson, 72, died February 27, 2018. He was born in Springfield, MA, on April 22, 1945, a son of the late Harry S. Anderson and Gertrude Duncan Anderson. He retired from Hartford Insurance Group after thirty-eight years as a Regional Vice President and moved to the Holden Beach area to pursue his passion for the sea.

    He loved to go fishing, oystering and clamming and was very happy to share his knowledge with his friends. He was Captain of Fulltime Fishing Time, Founder and Chairman of Seascape Fishfest and LobersterFest, and organizer of SeaScape Craft BeerClub. He was also an Assistant Brew Master Apprentice, and a member of the Lockwood Inlet Association.

    He loved to entertain his friends and neighbors at his oyster roasts around the fire pit and his ribs and pulled pork, cooked on his big green egg, were well known.

    Surviving are his wife Patricia Conner Anderson; daughter, Deborah A. Andraca (Marc) of Milwaukee; son, Eric R. Anderson of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Mia Andraca, Andie Andraca and Kyle Anderson; brother, William Anderson (Mary) of Raleigh; First Mate Steve Meadow; and his pets dog Sailor his buddy and bad cat Bobbie.

    A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday March 3, at 4:00 PM, at the SeaScape Grand Manor House.

    In lieu of flowers please consider memorials to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte


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