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William Paul Anderson
November 25, 2002 ~ November 8, 2023 (age 20) 20 Years Old
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FRIENDSWOOD - Will was born in Sugar Land on November 25, 2002 - 2 minutes before his twin brother, Grant. Will was a blessing to the lives he touched through community involvement. While in high school, Will volunteered at Three Little Pitties dog rescue in Friendswood, helping to get dogs ready for transport to their new homes. He loved animals, especially dogs and cows. He worked on his grandparents’ dairy farm, milking and feeding the cows. He attended Friendswood Methodist Church. He became involved in community outreach through UM Army, building ramps for those confined to a wheelchair in underserved communities. He attended Kingdom Youth Group and served as camp counselor at the church summer camp. Will loved helping others. He worked along with other church members in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, removing water-damaged carpet and sheet rock from damaged homes. He was a dedicated player in Lacrosse and Track and received his diploma from Friendswood High School in 2021. Growing up he gave his time to many who needed help and even in his passing, he gave his organs to those who needed it. He was a young man who made his family proud, and we will always cherish the short time we shared him with God.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Carole Giamalva; grandfather, Paul Anderson, Sr.
Survivors include his parents, Benjamin and Tamara (Nelson) Anderson; twin brother, Benjamin Grant Anderson; sister, Paige Lillian Anderson; grandparents, William and Lillian Nelson, Tommy Giamalva; uncles, Paul Anderson, Jr., Lance Nelson (Debra), Aaron Nelson (Tammy); aunt, Kristi Reese (Karl); cousins, Jeremy Nelson (Lesley), Joshua Nelson, Jerrid Nelson, Jeffrey Nelson, Brent Nelson (Morgan), Brooke Nelson, Chandler Reese, May Reese, Hayden Reese, Parker Reese, Brantley Nelson, Charlotte Nelson, Gauge Nelson, Kameron Nelson; pup, Hudson; numerous other cousins.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at Friendswood Methodist Church, 110 North Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, Texas 77546, with Reverend Sam McRae officiating. Interment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brent Nelson, Gauge Nelson, Chandler Reese, Hayden Reese, Parker Reese and Caleb Ware. Honorary bearers will be Aaron Nelson, Jeremy Nelson, Lance Nelson and Paul Anderson.
Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 13, 2023, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, TX (409) 925-3501.
Memorials in the form of donations may be made in William’s name to Friendswood Methodist Church, 110 North Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, Texas 77546, Friendswoodmethodist.org, or Bay Area Club, 2111 Webster Street, League City, Texas 77573, bayareaclub.org.