Paul B. Anderson, 68, of Euclid Ave., Jamestown, N.Y., died Feb. 4. 2014, at Buffalo General Hospital, from an aneurism
He was born on May 5, 1945, in Jamestown, N.Y, the son of the late Rudy and Florence Anderson.
He was a 1964 graduate of Jamestown High School and received his Bachelors of Science from Syracuse University in 1968. He served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
Paul was a gifted, life-time artist, and worked as a graphic designer in San Francisco, Calif. In addi-tion, he taught photography at Jamestown Com-munity College. He worked on numerous local art projects, including work for the Lucy-Desi Foundation, as well as area businesses.
An avid stereo enthusiast, Paul was a collector of antique stereo equipment. A voracious reader and conversationalist, he was particularly interested in art, politics and world history. Paul was a kind, caring person who adored animals.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Julie; and his longtime companion, Nancy Wells.
He will be sadly missed by his adopted stepchildren: Alex Wells, Mammoth Lakes, Calif., Zachary Wells of Jamestown, and his stepson, Chris Allen, of Buffalo, N.Y. He will also be missed by his "stereo buddies": Andrew Daniel-son, Steve Kulig and long-time friend, David O'Connor.
Private funeral services are being handled by the Larson-Timko Funeral Home, 20 Central Ave, Fredonia, NY 14063.
Visitation will not be observed.
Friends may consider making a donation to any humanitarian efforts for world peace, a cause for which Paul was passionate about or the local animal shelter.
Paul's amazing warmth and boundless generosity touched all with whom he came in contact.