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Mr. Virgil Markes Anthony, 86, of Drexel, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at College Pines Nursing Home, following a period of declining health.
Virgil was born on February 5, 1932 in Lincoln County to the late Carlo S. Anthony and Vacie Craig Anthony. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean War and was retired from the Maintenance Department with Burke County Public Schools. Virgil was also a longtime member of the Morganton First Church of God.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Mason Anthony, and one brother, Ralph Anthony.
Survivors include two brothers, Bob Anthony and wife Linda of Longview, and Gary Anthony and wife Gail of Rutherford College, and one sister, Glenda Gantt of Rutherford College.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Heritage with Rev. Dale Faulkenbury officiating. Interment will follow at Burke Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, from 2:00 until 3:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.
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Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the Anthony family.