Dennis Wayne Anders, Sr. passed away November 15, 2018 at the age of 55 with his family by his side. He was born July 2, 1963 in San Antonio, Texas to Robert and Coralene Anders. He proudly served as a police officer for over 25 years and received his Master Peace Officer Certificate. He also served as the SRO for APISD. He was a founder of Cops for Tots and the Sgt. Anders Family Meal Baskets, named in his honor. He will be remembered as being involved and dedicated to his family and his community.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his children, Kayla Caraker (Steven) of Ingleside, Dennis Wayne “DJ” Anders, Jr., of Rogersville, Tennessee, Lauren Anders and Robert Kyle Anders both of Aransas Pass; sister, Debbie Stahl (Michael) of La Vernia; grandchildren, Austin Gene, Colten Wayne, Paislee Diana; nephews, Steven, Randall and niece, Hannah; numerous friends who will greatly miss him.
Visitation will be held from 10:00a.m. until service time at 2:00p.m. conducted by Pastor Donald Volz on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home in Aransas Pass.
Burial will follow at Fulton Cemetery in Fulton, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made by donation to Cops for Tots, a charity that was near and dear to his heart. Donations may be left at the Aransas Pass Police Department or call 361-758-3221 for more information.
SORRY to hear that this happened.May God be with all the family and friends..RIP
JANIE ReddenCorpus Christ, TX
Condolences to the family.May you R.I.P.
Fred FurmanARANSAS PASS, TX
It was such an honor to work with Dennis. He was one of the finest men I have known. In addition, he was a good friend also to my husband. Truly he will be missed but in no more pain. Condolences and love to his family, Joe & Judge Lewis(retired)
Charlene LewisLeakey, TX
You will be missed my friend. Thank you for teaching me and so many other police officers to always put other people first! Your desire to bring happiness to other people's lives will carry on with the legacy you left behind.
Chief Steven AndersonGorman, TX
Dennis it was an honor working with you all this years my you rest in heavenly peace and my god grant you eternal rest until we meet again .
Israel PeralesAlton, TX
My heart goes out to his family and close friends. my son rode with him the summer before he turns 16 (he's fixing to be 28). my son had a lot of respect for sergeant Anders as do I. He did a lot for his community. there's a beautiful angel Among Us now.
Jennifer WaggonerAransas Pass, TX
Memories and love are all we have now. Rest peacefully now cousin until we meet again. I sure wish there'd been more time. I'm going to miss you.
David R. LeeSan Antonio, TX
Thank you for a job well done. R I P
Tammy StewartRockport, TX