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Philip Marshall Anderson passed away Oct. 26, 2013. He was a beloved brother, an uncle and a friend to many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert J. Anderson and Margery Hunt (Anderson) Hearn, and sister, Bonnie Miner.

He was a genuine hero with a heart of gold.

Phil grew up in Ludlow and Springfield, Vt., graduating from Springfield High School in 1968 and later attending Nathaniel Hawthorne College. He was in the U.S. Marine Corps and did two tours in Vietnam in the Infantry 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, Hotel Company.
After moving to Texas in 1980, Phil ran several restaurants, including The Stallion and Convict Hill in Austin and Phil’s BBQ in Blanco, and he managed the Byram Ranch in Henly. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge Blanco 215 and the Blanco VFW and served as a Blanco volunteer firefighter and a Blanco City Council member. He was the owner of Anderson Locksmith in Marble Falls, providing services to many in the greater Highland Lakes area.
At Phil’s request, his body was donated to BioEthical Anatomics.

Visitation for family and friends is 1-9 p.m. Nov. 8 at 604 Broadway in Marble Falls. A memorial service is 11 a.m. with a greeting at 10 a.m. Nov. 9 at First Baptist Church of Marble Falls.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to your favorite animal shelters or veterans’ organizations in Phil’s name.