CHERRYVILLE, N.C. - 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 a.m. 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.
Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net
Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services of Cherryville, N.C. is serving the Anthony family.
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