Mr. George D. Anthony Jr. 67, of Lake City, FL departed this life on February 16, 2013 at the Select Specialty hospital in Gainesville, FL. He was born on May 12, 1945 in Brunswick, GA to the late George and Marian Hargrove Anthony. On April 10, 1970 he was joined in Holy matrimony to Elnora Bennett and together they had (3) children. George was retired from the state of FL Division of Forestry after 25 years of service. After retiring he and his wife Elnora relocated to the Lake City area. He joined the Philadelphia (MB) Church. George leaves to celebrate his legacy Wife Elnora Anthony, (2) Sons George D. Anthony III (Camish), Corey R. Anthony both of Palm Beach, FL. (1) daughter Gacoma D. Anthony of Atlanta, GA. (5) Grandchildren, (8) Nephews and (4) Nieces and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation for family and friends will be from 5:00 until 7:00pm Friday at the Philadelphia Baptist Church, CR 242, Lake City, FL. The home going celebration will be Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 11:00am at the Philadelphia Baptist Church with Pastor I.L. Williams officiation. Interment will follow in the Philadelphia Memorial Garden Cemetery. Mizell Funeral Home, 365 NW Washington St., Lake City is in charge of arrangements. (ph #) 386-72-3166. Please sign guest register at www.mizellfuneralhome.com
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Published in Lake City Reporter on Feb. 21, 2013