Edd Larry Anthony: July 24, 2019

Published 11:38 am Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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AMERICUS — Edd Larry Anthony, age 69, of Americus, died Wednesday, July 24, 2019. A native of Columbus, Ga., he was born July 20, 1950, the son of the late Edd Herbert Anthony and Dorris Reeves Anthony. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Columbus and also attended Bethel Baptist Church in Americus. Mr. Anthony was the owner of Leesburg Spraying Service for 32 years and was an ag pilot for over 40 years. He enjoyed going to the beach and fishing. He attended Georgia Southwestern College and was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

A celebration of life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Chet Ragsdale and the Rev. Steven Golden officiating. Family will receive friends in the sanctuary of the church following the service.

Survivors include his wife, Jan Parker Anthony; a son, Edd Parker Anthony, both of Americus; a sister, Pat (Bobby) Williamson of Huntsville, Ala.; mother-in-law, Jewell Parker of Americus; two sisters-in-law, Pam (Scott) Whitaker and Kathy Arnold; a brother-in-law, Gary (Jan) Parker; several nieces and nephews including Jennifer (Brian) Parker and Joey Williamson; and a very special family friend, Bill Garrett. He is preceded in death by his father-in-law, Max L. Parker. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that you make a contribution to the charity of your choice.

You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts and memories by visiting www.greghancockfunerlachapel.com.

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of these arrangements.