John H. Anthony, 56

August 04, 2007

JAN. 15, 1951-JULY 16, 2007

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - John Howard Anthony, 56, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died Monday, July 16, 2007, at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.

Born Jan. 15, 1951 in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Thomas W. Anthony Sr. and Clara E. Shank Anthony.

He retired from the U.S. Air Force, having served 21 years.

While living in Hagerstown, he was a member of Calvary Grace Brethren Church, Bryan Place in Hagerstown.

He is survived by one daughter, Stephanie Lyons of Fort Walton Beach; two sisters, L. Joanne Harshman of Hagerstown and Janet C. Respess of Winterville, N.C.; three brothers, Thomas W. Anthony Jr. and Richard L. Anthony Sr., both of Hagerstown and Harry E. Anthony of State Line, Pa.; and nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by one brother, Charles E. Anthony.

A military graveside service was held July 25 at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Fla.

Arrangements are by Emerald Coast Funeral Home in Fort Walton Beach.

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