Robert V. Anderson, 79

East Greenwich, R.I.

Bob Anderson of East Greenwich died on December 26, 2018 in Providence, R.I. He was the beloved husband of Roberta (Houston) Anderson. Born in Attleboro, Mass., he was the son of the late Mr. Olof Anderson and Mrs. Roberta Anderson.

Bob was a graduate of Boston University and served in the U.S. Navy. While in the Navy, he was stationed at the Naval Submarine Base New London located in Groton, Conn., where he served on the U.S.S. Tullibee.

Bob formerly served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Anson, Inc. He also served as the past Commodore of the Narragansett Herreshoff “S” Class Association. A champion sailor, Bob won many awards sailing Narragansett Bay in his Lightning Blitzen and S boat Lady Luck. He also was a co-founder of the Narrow River Preservation Society.

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