NEWPORT NEWS - James Leon "Poony" Anthony Jr., 60, of Newport News, died April 6, 2012, at Sentara CarePlex after a brief illness.
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He was a 1970 graduate of G. W. Carver High School and was employed with Howmet Casting Company for more than 25 years.
James was preceded in death by his father, James L. Anthony Sr.; and his sister, Toni Anthony.
He is survived by his wife, Sabrina Orie Anthony; two sons, James A. Miller and Leon A. Anthony; a daughter, Candace Miller; his mother, Juanita Banks Anthony; a brother, Adrell "Rony" Anthony; a granddaughter, Tinasia Miller; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held at noon, Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Second Baptist Church East End, 3307 Chestnut Ave., Newport News, with Pastor Leroy Salary Jr., officiating. Viewing will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and two hours prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
O. H. Smith & Son Funeral Home is honored to serve the family. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published in Daily Press from Apr. 12 to Apr. 13, 2012