Jack Nicholas Van Anda, 63, a lawyer, banker and tax accountant, died Sunday at the Fairfax Hospital ACCESS unit in Reston following a heart attack.
Mr. Van Anda came to the Washington area in 1965 from High Point, N.C., where he had practiced law for several years. He was a trust officer at the National Bank of Fairfax for eight years. He later was associated with other banks before becoming self-employed as a tax accountant.
He was a deacon and chairman of the board of trustees of the Fairfax Circle Baptist Church. He also was a former president of the Northern Virginia division of the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Van Anda's professional affiliations included membership in the American and North Carolina bar associations, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and CPA organizations of Virginia and Northern Virginia.
Mr. Van Anda was born in Indianapolis and grew up in Kent, Conn. He attended Duke University and then served in the Navy during World War II. He returned to Duke to take a law degree and then established a private practice in High Point.
Survivors include his wife, Jean, of the home in Herndon; a son, James B., of Longwood, Fla.; theree daughters, Judith A. Masterson, of Wilmington, N.C., Jane Garrett, of Misenheimer, N.C., and Jacqueline L., of the home, and five grandchildren.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the building found of Fairfax Circle Baptist Church, 3110 Chichester La., Fairfax, or to the American Cancer Society.