Donald “Bubba” Graham Anderson, age 41 of Yulee, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Shands Hospital in Jacksonville. A native of Jacksonville he was one of five children born to Martha Virginia Moore Anderson and the late George William “Billy” Anderson. He grew up in Yulee and attended Fernandina Beach High School.
As a teenager, “Bubba” would cut grass for money which started him on his career path of landscaping and tree work. He was at home with a chainsaw in his hand and was very knowledgeable about anything pertaining to lawn design and tree surgery and pruning.
He had worked for Cash’s Tree Service, Martex Landscaping, had owned Step 3 Garden Guys and most recently had worked with All About Grass.
“Bubba” was known for his sense of humor and for his funny stories. He loved Gator Football, the Jacksonville Jaguars and boating.
He is preceded in death by his father; George W. “Billy” Anderson, uncle; James “Jimmy” (Gwen) Anderson, maternal grandparents; Silas and Helen Moore, paternal grandparents; Alvin and Louise Anderson, and uncles; Michael and Timothy Moore.
He is survived by his children; Autumn Anderson of Yulee, FL, Bryson Anderson of Ranson, WV, Jasmine Anderson of St. Mary’s, GA, Blain Anderson, Yulee, FL, Briar Anderson of Yulee, FL, mother; Martha V. Anderson of Yulee, FL, siblings; Brenda (Marc) Ciopryna of Jacksonville, FL, Jolene (Gary) Woods of Yulee, FL, Mary Leigh (Robert) Andrews of Ranson, WV, Becky (Brian) Stoner of Yulee, FL and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 6:00 PM on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Journey Church with Pastor Daryl Bellar officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church from 4:30 PM until the hour of service.