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Mr. Albert Coy “Hammer” Anderson, Jr.; the son of the late Albert Coy Anderson, Sr. and the late Estella Boyd Anderson.  Hammer, as he was affectionately called, was born April 8, 1937 in Crosshill, South Carolina and departed this life on Tuesday; March 19, 2019 at Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, North Carolina.

Hammer was a member of Springfield Baptist Church in Stanley, NC.  He served on the Usher Board until his health failed him.

Hammer graduated from Reid High School in Belmont, NC.  He worked for many years in Cotton Mills and also worked as a brick mason for many years.

Hammer was preceded in death by one sister: Linda Mae Crawford; one brother: Lumos Anderson and two sisters-in-law: Anna Mae Anderson and Shirley Anderson; two brothers-in-law: G. B. Crawford and Lester Bittle.

Left to cherish precious memories are two sons: Sean Anderson (Sandra) of Seattle, Washington and Albert Coy Anderson III of Gastonia, NC; one sister: Judy Anderson Bittle; one brother: Bobby Anderson both of Gastonia, NC; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren; a lifetime special friend: Vickie Conner and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, great great nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.

Memorial Service: Saturday; March 23, 2019; 1:00 p.m.; Springfield Baptist Church-2920 Dallas Stanley Highway, Stanley
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  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Gregory Funeral Service
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019
    Please accept my sincere regrets for your loss. The bible does provide us with comfort and hope in times such as these. Revelation 21:4 says that God will wipe every tear from our eyes and death and pain will be no more.
    ~ Lisa L   Gastonia, NC
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    We're sorry to hear about your recent loss. Accept our sincere condolences. May you find strength from the words of Philippians 4:13 which says: "For all things I have the strength through the one who gives me power." What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ R&R Lopez