Glenn Wilford Anthony, Jr., age 80, of Paul H. Beam Road, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Atrium Lincoln. He was born December 28, 1940, in Gaston County to the late Glenn Wilford, Sr. and Lillie Pruett Anthony.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Beam, and Dot Newton.
Glenn enjoyed driving a truck for many years. He retired from Carolina Freight Carriers after 30 years of service. He also enjoyed racing, loved being outside and doing yardwork, and loved his dog, Piper.
He is survived by his wife 61 years, Linda Boyles Anthony; daughters, Carla Anthony Holt (DJ), and Dana Anthony Abernathy (Randy); granddaughter, Megan Morris (Bubba); step granddaughter, Audra Boyd; great-grandson, Dansby Morris; and two step great-granddaughters, Hatton and Josephene Boyd.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00AM Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Jhoan Alfaro officiating.
The family will be meeting at the home, located at 420 Paul H. Beam Road, Cherryville, NC 28021.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Cherryville at 301 E 1st St, Cherryville, NC 28021.
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