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Anderson, DeWayne H.

Anderson, DeWayne H.

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Anderson, DeWayne H.

Anderson Winston-Salem DeWayne H. Anderson April 5, 2015 DeWayne H. Anderson, Sr., DeWayne H. Anderson, Sr. whose dedication to breathing new life into historic buildings stretched from the Low Country of South Carolina to the heart of Texas to downtown Winston-Salem, died Sunday after a long illness. He was 78. The Landmark Group of companies that Anderson founded has developed more than 85 properties with 3,500 units under their management. In 40 years in business, they have developed more than 425 million dollars in properties. Anderson's many awards and recognition include the 1992 recipient of the L. Vincent Lowe, Jr. Business Award from the Historic Preservation Foundation of North Carolina, Inc. for support and promotion of historic preservation in North Carolina and the 2007 Ruth Coltrane Cannon Award, North Carolina's most prestigious preservation award for outstanding contributions of statewide significance in historic preservation in North Carolina. In 2009 he won the Governor's Award which is the highest individual honor for historic preservation in South Carolina from the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation, the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, and the office of the Governor. His professional affiliations included President of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association 19751977, Member of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Planning Board 19851990 and on the Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the City of Winston Salem 2001-2007. Anderson is survived by his wife, Suzanne K. Anderson; daughter Lisa Anderson Sari and her three children, Sam, Hannah and Jack; and son DeWayne H. Anderson Jr. (Dewey), his wife Sachiko, and their three children Kumi, Walt and Zoe. Memorials may be made to Preservation North Carolina, which faces a pitched battle in the General Assembly to restore historic property-tax credits. The address is P.O. Box 27644, Raleigh, NC 27611-7644 and to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. His memorial service will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday, April 9 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Winston-Salem, NC. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the Colhoun Room at the church.

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