John R. Anderson Jr. age 70 of Round Lake Heights, passed away on December 6, 2020 after a hard fought battle with cancer. He was born on October 16, 1950 in Greenwood, South Carolina to John and Dorothy (Findley) Anderson. He was married to Carol ( Eckel) for 46 years. They have lived in Round Lake for 40 years. He was a music lover and collector. Another of his hobbies was gardening. He was also a race car fan. During his journey, John was an active/respected member of Alcoholics Anonymous for more than 28 years. He was rightfully proud of his sobriety and took honor/privilege in helping others. John is survived by his wife of 45+ years, Carol, a son; John (Amy) Anderson III, and a daughter; Cynthia (Jose)Tellez, 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; and a sister Sue Anderson. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and (Dorothy) Anderson Sr., his younger brother Steve Anderson and a niece Jacqueline Marie Helmke-Wright. Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 15 at the Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home 222 North Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL from 10:00 am until noon. Funeral Service to follow at noon. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery in Libertyville. The service and burial will be webcast for friends at https://jfh.link/johnanderson In accordance with public gathering restrictions, attendees are expected to wear a mask and observe social distancing. The funeral home staff will monitor capacity limits and allow up to 10 people in at a time. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home. For information, please call the funeral home at 847-546-3300 or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends and loved ones may share memories of John on his tribute wall.