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JAMES RILEY ANTHONY
August 20, 1928 ~ July 24, 2014
James Riley Anthony of Vancouver, WA, passed away July 24, 2014 at the age of 85. He was born in Omaha, NE to Edward and Andrea Anthony. James graduated from Washington High and Pasadena Community College.
He served in the Marine Corp and later retired from the Washington State Department of Transportation.
James enjoyed golf, dancing, working in the garden, talking politics, and spending time with his many loved ones.
He belonged to the Elks, American Legion, Dixieland Jazz, and was a board member of the Willamette Valley Jazz Society.
James is survived by his sisters, Janice and Jean; many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; his parents; brother, Jay; and sister, Joanne.
A memorial service will be held Fri., Aug. 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Vancouver, WA.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.
Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue Vancouver, WA 98684
Published in The Columbian on July 30, 2014