James E. Anthony

June 17, 1944 - May 10, 2021

06/17/1944 - 05/10/2021

Past Services

Cemetery
Thursday May 13, 2021
Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens
Sherrard, WV 26038
Directions
Visitation
Thursday May 13, 2021
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Service
Thursday May 13, 2021
1:30 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions

James Edward Anthony, 76, of Wheeling passed away Monday, May 10, 2021 at Acuity Wheeling Hospital.
He was born June 17, 1944 in Wheeling, the son of the late Saseen and Victoria (Saad) Anthony.
James was a 1962 graduate of Wheeling Central High School; retired from Wheeling Downs; a member of PAP Club; member of Local Teamster #697 and a Catholic by faith.
James was a beloved father and grandfather and will be sadly missed. He was an avid Detroit Tigers Baseball fan and Wheeling Central football team.
Surviving are his wife Mary Sue (Gehringer) Anthony; four children Greg Thorngate (Kathy Pack) of Wheeling, Mary Michelle Hall (Donnie) of Wellsburg, Eric Thorngate (Michelle) of Wheeling and Justin Anthony of Wheeling; a brother John Anthony (Leslie) of Pittsburgh; five grandchildren Thomas Thorngate, Braxton Thorngate , Cody Thorngate, Jonathon Sayre, Breanna Sayre; several nieces and nephews; his two beloved dogs Gigi and Bobbie B.
Friends will be received on Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 11 am until 1:30 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. Services will follow visitation at 1:30 pm with Monsignor Bakhos Chidiac officiating. Interment at Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens, Sherrard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wheeling Central High School, 75 14th Street, Wheeling, WV., 26003

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Suzanne Barry
1 year ago

Sue sorry for your lose, my sincere condolences. Thinking of you and you family. Prayers going out for you.

Sandra K. Beabout
1 year ago

Sue, so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

Lanny Sacco
1 year ago

My sincere condolences to you, Sue. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Mike Perring
1 year ago

Sue, my deepest sympathy is extended to you and your family. I’m deeply
Saddened to see that Jim has passed

Dennis R Albaugh
1 year ago

My sincere and humble condolences to the family and friends of Jim. Denny Albaugh

Ray and betty naegele
1 year ago

Condolences to him a family he was my classmate at wheeling central and worked with my wife betty at the downs he was a great guy and he will missed but will be kept in our memories prayers for the family especially his wife

Debbie Yoder
1 year ago

So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing!! I knew Jim for many years when he worked in the Court Coffee Shop an in later years I worked with him at Wheeling Island Racetrack!! He will be deeply missed. Prayers & Condolences to his family an many friends.