DANVILLE — Wilmer B. “Jim” Anthony, 79, also known as “The Scooter Man,” passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

He was born in Belknap, Pennsylvania, on June 25, 1938, to John C. and Edith (Crissman) Anthony, who preceded him in death along with six siblings.

Surviving are his daughters, Bonnie (Tom) Mongitore of Howard, Joyce Anthony of Danville and Theresa Daley of Mount Vernon; his son, Wayne (Dawn) Anthony of Wilburton, Oklahoma; 23 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a sister, O’dean Sumpter of Ukiah, California; his former wife, Ruth Anthony of Danville; and several nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday afternoon at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. No service is planned.

Memorial contributions can be made to the funeral home to help with expenses by mailing to PO Box 515 Danville, OH 43014.


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