Gene Ray Anderson II


Gene Anderson Obituary

GENE RAY ANDERSON II, 72, of Palm Coast, FL, passed away on November 19, 2023. He was born on March 27, 1951, in Charleston, WV, to Gene Ray Anderson and Jaqueline Hundley Anderson. Gene was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He is survived by his wife of 47 years Carol Parsons Anderson of Palm Coast, FL; his son David (wife Rosanna) Anderson of Manassas, VA; his daughter Helen (husband Paul) Wiley of Harts, WV; his four grandchildren, Gabriel, Anthony, Isaac, and Cecile Wiley; his sister Ronda Salisbury of Austin, TX; nephew Brian Salisbury; and niece Melanie Galloway.

Gene attended South Charleston schools and graduated from Greenbrier Military School Class of 1969. After his education, he dedicated himself to a career at Union Carbide, where he worked until his retirement. Outside of his professional life, Gene had a passion for cars and motor sports. He was a lifelong enthusiast and a proud member of the Southern West Virginia Region SCCA. Gene's love for speed and competition brought him great joy throughout his life.

Gene was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of South Charleston. A Celebration of Life will be held privately this spring. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that contributions be made in Gene's memory to the SCCA Foundation (
Gene Ray Anderson II will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him. May he rest in peace.
Published by Charleston Gazette-Mail on Nov. 22, 2023.