HOWARD — Christopher Anthony, 69, of Howard passed away Sunday afternoon, March 24, 2019, at the Kobacker House in Columbus. He was born June 5, 1949, in Cincinnati to the late Evelyn Berry Kolz.

Christopher was a 1967 graduate of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic High School and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business in 1971 from the Ohio State University. He was a self-employed contractor for many years. Christopher honorably served his country in the Army Reserves. He enjoyed fishing, disc golf, photography, target shooting and being in the great outdoors. Christopher was a licensed pilot and loved to fly his glider. He was a member of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Christopher is survived by his wife, Diane (Conley) Anthony; sons, Christopher Anthony of Columbus and Andy (Laurie) Anthony of Las Vegas, NV; and grandchildren, Mason Christopher Fox and Mary C. Anthony.

In addition to his mother, Christopher was preceded in death by his sister, Saundra Kolz Peterson.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m., Monday, April 1, 2019 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, with Deacon Tim Birie presiding. Military Honors will be provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Glioblastoma Foundation, P.O. Box 62066, Dunham, NC 27715, or to the Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Dr., Columbus, OH 43214, in Christopher’s memory.

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