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John R. Anthony

March 20, 1950 - January 1, 2017

Burial Date January 5, 2017

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John Russell Anthony, 66, of Brookneal passed Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Sandra Vanover Anthony.

Mr. Anthony was born in Campbell County, March 20, 1950, son of the late Wesley William Anthony and Ruby Brooks Anthony. He was a retired contractor.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Chris J. Anthony (Susan) of Brookneal, Curtis W. Anthony of Charleston, S.C., Craig A. Anthony of Brookneal; one daughter, Stephanie A. Carroll also of Brookneal; eight grandchildren, Joey Carroll, Devin Anthony, Hailea Anthony, Sidney Anthony, Sierra Anthony, Katie Carroll, Lexi Harris, Anthony Thompson; one great-grandchild, Chelsea Ferguson; two brothers, Terry Anthony of Chase City, Larry Anthony (Rose) of Appomattox; five Sisters, Wanda Moore (Frank) of Warrenton, Linda Burns (Jay) of Manassas, Sherry Johnson (Michie) of Forest, Lana Connor of Manassas, Jean Mayberry of Gladys; a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Winfred, Gerald, Lyle and Steve Anthony.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Kendal Smith.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal and at the residence of Chris and Susan Anthony other times.