Robert Paul Anderson, age 82, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at his home in Mandeville, LA surrounded by his family. He was born April 16, 1940 in Pineville, Mississippi to R.O. Anderson and Hazel Marie Anderson. He grew up in Laurel, Mississippi. After graduating from high school he joined the Army, completed his basic training and continued to serve for 23 years in the Army Reserve. He then attended Jones Jr. College and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi. He was employed with Texaco Oil Company in Jackson, MS. and later was transferred to the New Orleans office, where he retired after 33 years of employment.