Clair Lynn Anderson, 74, passed to the other side of the veil on Dec. 22, 2020 at his home in Salt Lake from a heart attack.
Clair was born April 24, 1947 in the Gunnison Valley Hospital, to Lindon and Virginia Anderson. He was the eighth of nine children and the first child to be born in a hospital, rather than at home in Sterling.
Clair attended Sterling Grade School, Manti Jr. High and Manti High School.
Clair was a hard worker and beginning as a child, he worked long hours on the family farm. He drove cab for Yellow Cab Company in Salt Lake. He worked as a draftsman for many years. He designed blueprints for many different buildings including some of the casinos in Las Vegas, Nevada.
After he retired as a draftsman, he drove truck for Warner Trucking Company and PTI Transportation Company. Even into his 70’s he was still working; he drove for the Railroad Company driving railroad workers to and from their work destination.
He served four years in the U.S. Army. He was stationed in Germany for two years.
He married Kathy Curtis in 1970. Kathy brought two precious children with her into their marriage, Troy and Katrina. Clair loved and raised them as his own. Clair and Kathy later had two sons, Johnny and Jimmy. Clair was a good father and provided well for his family. After 28-years of marriage, Clair and Kathy divorced.
He loved country and western music. He was an accomplished guitar player and singer. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing with other family members and friends.
He is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Clair is survived by three sons: Troy Littlefield, Johnny (Sharon) Anderson and Jimmy (Shanna) Anderson; grandchildren, brothers: Robert Anderson, Salt Lake and Gene Anderson, Elsinore; sisters, Phyllis Smith, Tooele; Bonnie (Thomas) Fitzhugh, South Jordan; brother-in-law, Don Barrett, sister-in-law, Dorothy Anderson and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents, daughter, Katrina Clark, brothers Ben Anderson and Buddy Anderson, sisters, Judy Barrett and Arlene Story, brother-in-law, Sherden Smith and nieces and nephews.
Graveside service and burial was Jan. 7, 2021 at Camp Williams in Riverton, Utah.