On Monday morning, May 16, 2022, the soul of Carl Stephen Anderson, slipped quietly and back to God.
Carl Stephen Anderson was born February 1, 1949, to Vivian C. Anderson (Vic Anderson) and Jean Allen Anderson in Middletown, Ohio. Carl graduated from Middletown High School in 1967 and after graduating, joined the United States Marine Corps in 1967 where he was stationed at Paris Island in North Carolina and later transferred to Hawaii. Carl was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps in May 1973. Carl received an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Hocking Technical College and on December 13, 1980, received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Cincinnati.
Carl was United in Holy Matrimony to Stephanie Lynn Jones Anderson on June 6, 1981 and from this union three children were born. Carl worked 30 years for the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, first as a correctional office Lebanon Correctional Institution then was a Deputy Warden at Warren Correctional Institution. Carl was promoted to the position as warden at Grafton Correctional Institution, in Grafton, Ohio in 1994 and was also a warden at Mansfield Correctional Institution in Mansfield, Ohio and Toledo Correctional Institution in Toledo, Ohio. Carl retired from the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction in August 2008.
Carl is preceded in death by his father Vivian C. Anderson (Vic Anderson); his brothers, Michael E. Allen Sr. and Embry E. Anderson; sisters, Nora J. Anderson and AuDrene Anderson. He is survived by his wife Stephanie Lynn Anderson; his sons, Jason Carl Anderson and Justin Stephen Anderson (daughter-in-law, Lawren Burns Anderson); daughter, Jessica Lynn Anderson; mother, Jean C. Allen Anderson; brother, Victor Anderson; sisters, Pamela J. Anderson Culbreath and Eva D. Anderson; two loving aunts, Judith Thomas and Ruth Flowers; sister-in-law Dorothy Allen; and cousins, nieces and nephews.