Roscoe Lane Anthony Jr. of Redondo Beach, beloved husband and father died May 2, 2008 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 4, 1925 and was preceded in death by his first wife Claravon and survived by his current wife DeLaine, children Lynda (Paul) Besonday, Mary (John) Hughes, Toni (Bruce) Carlson, Roscoe Lane Anthony III (Lea), step-daughter Cherie (Ken) Perkins, 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Roscoe graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1943 and the University of Southern California in 1949. As a naval officer he served in WWII and then was employed by Southern California Water Company for 40 years retiring as senior vice president. A memorial service will be held at Saint Cross Episcopal Church in Hermosa Beach, where he was an active member since 1951. The service will be held on Saturday, May 17th at 11 a.m. Roscoe is greatly missed by his family and all those who knew him. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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