Jacob Michael Anderson, 31, of Upper Arlington, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012 after a battle with cancer. He was born April 17, 1981 in Columbus, the middle child of John and Donna Anderson.
Jake was a 1999 graduate of Grandview High School, where he was the captain of the football and basketball teams. Jake married his high school sweetheart, Rachel Hickman in 2007 and to this union was born their daughter, Isabella. Jake was always active, never stopped moving, and loved working with his hands. He enjoyed white water rafting, Rugby, Soccer, driving his Jeep with the “Rowdy Jeepers”, and loved Ohio State. Jake always told the truth, worked hard and played hard. He was an amazing husband, dad, son, brother, grandson, and friend.
Jake will be missed by his loving wife of 5 years, Rachel; daughter, Isabella; parents, John and Donna Anderson; brother, John Anderson; sister, Grace Anderson; mother and father-in-law, Don and Cynthia Hickman; grandparents, Ann Anderson, Ray and Mary Rusnak, and Don and Betty Hickman; sister-in-law, Emily Hickman; nieces and nephew, Savannah, Madelyn, and Keahnu; many aunts, uncles and cousins; best friend, Brian Altfater; and his faithful buddy, Teska.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 30, 2012 at the Foxfield Preserve Cemetery, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot, OH 44689, www.foxfieldpreserve.org
for driving directions. Guests will meet at The Wilderness Center at 10:30a.m. prior to the service. A wake will be held to celebrate Jake’s life at Byrne’s Pub, 1248 W. 3rd Ave., Columbus, beginning at 3 p.m. after the burial Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jake’s memory at any Huntington Bank branch under the name of the Jake Anderson Benefit. Arrangements entrusted to Schoedinger Northwest Chapel (614) 457-5481.To share memories of Jake, visit www.schoedinger.com
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