Louis Eugene “Gene” Anderson

‘Sunny skies, and open roads is all he sees. Motorcycle exhaust pipes and wind in his ears is all he hears. But, most of all; peace for his loved ones is all he feels!’ -KF

Louis Eugene “Gene” Anderson started his earth journey on September 30th, 1957 by his parents Ivan Earl and Alice Marie Handley (both deceased). It ended with an unpredicted, ‘goodbye’ on Saturday September 5th, 2020. Leaving behind a Son; Joe Anderson (Kris, Charlee, and Layla), Granddaughter; Dawn Guthrie, Sisters; Cathy Filby (Pete, Jeremy, Alison, Katrina, Lena, and Dustin), Marjorie Handley (Jason and Justin), brother; David Handley, and companion Lori. He is reunited with his brother James “Jim” Anderson, and will be laid to rest next to Bonnie Hamilton.

Sixty-two years we were lucky to have him, some great memories, some learning moments, but all were ‘Gene’ moments! You always knew where you stood with him, and you were probably annoyed at some point too. He loved, lost, lived, and was truly his own person! May we all gain the confidence in not caring what others think and just being you like he did!

He started life raised on a farm in Summerfield, Ks and graduated from Summerfield High school, he currently resided in Eskridge, KS. As an adult he drove semi-trucks for the longest time and ended his work journey working for Indiana transport hauling RV’s.  He loved old cars, casinos, and motorcycles.

Funeral services will be held Saturday September 12th at the Legion Community Hall in Axtell, Ks at 1:30pm, burial services will follow at Rosehill cemetery.

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