76 year old Joe Robert Anderson of Alexandria died Wednesday morning at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. He was a member of the Prosperity Baptist Church and an employee of Kingston Timer. The funeral will be Friday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Michael Hale will officiate and burial will be in Prosperity Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his wife Sarah Anderson; his parents, Jim and Annette Corley Anderson; a grandchild, Tyler Lee; a son-in-law, Chris Lee, and a brother, James Anderson. Survivors include his wife, Inez Anderson of Alexandria. Four daughters, Pam and her husband James Hale of Sparta, Karen and her husband Steve Martin of Lascassas, Angelia Anderson of Murfreesboro, and Kim Lee of Murfreesboro. Two step-sons, Billy Malone and Howard and his wife Gail Malone of Alexandria. One brother, Tommy and his wife Terri Anderson of Liberty. Nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Special friends, Donnie Estes, Sherri Greene, and Gary Baines. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.