Dr. Zachariah Jessic Anderson, M.D., a resident of Morris, OK, passed from this life on Friday, January 17, 2020 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma at the age of 48. Zac was born on January 17, 1972 to Harry Anderson and Augusta (Barnett) Anderson.
Zac grew up in the Holdenville and Eufaula areas where he attended school and participated sports and played on the school football team. After his high school graduation, he later attended the University of North Dakota School of Medicine where he graduated in 1999. Zac became an MD and began practicing family medicine. He also held an MPH (Master of Public Health) Degree. He was the owner/founder and president of Pinnacle Health Care Solutions in Okmulgee. Zac was an exceptional physician and he successfully managed his family practice for over 10 years. He took great pride in caring for hundreds of patients and was widely accepted as a caring and knowledgeable doctor. But, most importantly of all, Zac was a loving and attentive husband and father. He especially adored his sons and spoke with great pride about them. Zac forever loved his family and he was a man of great Christian faith and practice.
Zac is preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
Zac is survived by his wife Shanna Anderson of Morris; his parents, Rev. Harry Anderson and Augusta Anderson; 7 children, Austin Lawrence of Browning, MT, Nathan Anderson of Morris, Isaiah Anderson of Morris, Tarin Anderson of Morris, Hayden Anderson of Morris, Eco Letky Anderson of Morris, and Yaniah LaSarge of Okmulgee, two step-sons, Tylor Kinslow and Seth Kinslow of Morris; a grandson, Augustus Jessic Anderson of Oklahoma City; special friends and mothers of his children, Christina Franceshini-Anderson and Terrie Anderson; a brother, Herod “Mekko” Anderson and wife Luanna of Morris; and 2 sisters, Angela Martin & husband Ted of Wetumka and Sarah Anderson of Shawnee; several nieces and nephews, other extended family, and many good friends.
Viewing for Zac will be held at Integrity Funeral Service on Monday, January 20, 2020 from 5-8 pm.
A wake service for Zac will be held Tuesday evening, January 21, 2020 at Sand Creek Baptist Church in Wetumka, OK from 7-9pm.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm at the same church and under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service of Henryetta. Zac will be laid to rest at Sand Creek Cemetery in Wetumka immediately follow the funeral.
Pallbearers will be Austin Lawrence, Isaiah Anderson, Nathan Anderson, Tarin Anderson, Phillip Wise-Talamasey, Kay Walton, and Chris Larkin. Honorary bearers will be Echo Anderson, Hayden Anderson, Mekko Kalinich, Ted Martin, and Steven Barnett.
The family has designated Sand Creek Baptist Church of Wetumka as appropriate for memorial contributions.