Donald Erwin Anderson of Hobbs, NM, joined the Lord on November 9th, 2020. Graveside services will be held Saturday, November 14th, at 2:00, at the McCamey Cemetery in McCamey, Texas.
Donnie was born on January 14th, 1953 in Uvalde, Texas to Donald and Marjorie Anderson. After birth his family moved to Sanderson, TX where he lived until the 5th grade. They then moved to Eaglepass, TX where he spent many years of his childhood. When he was a sophomore in high school, they moved back to Uvalde where he graduated high school in 1971. Donnie then moved to Lubbock where he attended Lubbock Christian University. During his time in college, he worked in Oklahoma at a feedlot and for a construction company in San Antonio. He graduated with an Agriculture degree in 1975. After graduation, he began a long career in the oilfield working in McCamey, Odessa, and Hobbs.
Donnie loved the Lord and lived in accordance to His will. He had great knowledge of the word and studied diligently. He was a loving husband, supportive and patient Dad and Papa. He was a hard worker, and he led by his example. He was a good business man and took on several business endeavors. Donnie was highly respected in his field as a professional. He was a mentor to many. Always the person to go to when you had questions. He was a wealth of knowledge and wisdom. He was known for his kind demeanor and his gentle nature. Donnie was known to never utter a harsh word.
His hobbies included working at the ranch, spending time with his family, hunting, skiing, exercising, and eating mexican food. Overall, he enjoyed life.
Donnie is survived by his beloved wife, Cody Anderson and two daughters, Cristin Carranco and Katy Anderson. He will be greatly missed by his son in law, Carlos Carranco, three grandchildren, his mother Marjorie Anderson, and two sisters Connie Cannon, and Cathy Wallis.
Family and friends will deeply miss him. We will use his strength and resilience to inspire us to be greater people.