Ronald E. ‘Rocky’ Anthony Jr.

Ronald E. “Rocky” Anthony Jr., 50, of Titusville, passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 30, 2020.

Rocky was born on Jan. 9, 1970, in Oil City, a son of the late Ronald E. Anthony Sr. and Mary Nason Anthony.  

He was married to Kelli Smith on June 7, 2008, at the Breedtown Baptist Church.

Rocky was a graduate of Titusville High School, class of 1989. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Navy during Desert Shield Desert Storm. He served on the American Aircraft Carrier, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.

He was currently employed as a driver for Advanced Disposal.

Rocky attended the First United Methodist Church of Titusville. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors. He was a member of the Bruce Shorts Post 5958 VFW and was proud of his service with the armed forces. He enjoyed most spending time with his family.

Rocky is survived by his wife Kelli of Titusville; children, Tiffany Anthony of Youngstown, Ohio, Stephanie Richards and husband Michael of Corry, Austin Smith of Titusville, Brooke Anthony of Niles, Ohio, and Kassidi Anthony of Titusville; three grandchildren; a brother, Michael Anthony of Corry; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

No public calling hours will be observed.  

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

The family asks that memorials be made to the VFW, 206 St. John St. Titusville, PA 16354.

The Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home, 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, PA 16354, is in charge of arrangements.

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