May 14, 1963 – March 24, 2013
Anthony Raiford, 49, of Sacramento passed away due to an accident on March 24. Anthony was born in San Diego, CA.
Anthony was in the Army and was honorably discharged after three years. He was also an aircraft mechanic on Boeing airplanes. Anthony loved all sports and his favorite football team was the Dallas Cowboys.
Anthony is survived by his wife, Rita Raiford; son, Anthony Raiford Jr.; parents, George Raiford Sr. and Vivian Brown; sisters, Angie and Terri (who is like a sister) Raiford; brothers, George Raiford Jr., Kent and Kerry Raiford; one grandchild; a host of uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews; and friend Jerry Gipson.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 2, from 3 – 8 p.m. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 3, at 11 a.m. Both visitation and funeral will be held at Wiggins-Knipp Funeral Home, 524 Capitol St., Vallejo.
Burial will take place at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, CA.
All arrangements are under the direction and care of Wiggins-Knipp Funeral Home.