In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Anthony; and a sister, Annette Grier.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Lettie Ann Farris Anthony of Empire; one son, Keith Anthony and his wife, Charissa, of Haleyville; three daughters, Teresa House and her husband, Scoville of Hillard, Ohio, Cynthia Hylton and her husband, Bobby, of Dora and Phyllis Thomas and her husband, Steve, of Cullman; 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services were held on Monday, April 8, 2013, at 2 p.m. from the McGraw Memorial Chapel of Miles Funeral Home. Clay Barnes officiated. Burial followed at Elm Cemetery in Glen Allen.
Active pallbearers were Bobby Hylton, Glen Hylton, Andy Hylton, Sam Anthony, Glennie Hylton and Brian Faulkner.
Miles Funeral Home, Winfield; 205-487-6405