Anthony was born in Hayti, MO and moved around through grade school, he moved to Texas as a teenager. Anthony graduated from Coppell High School, 1987 and University of Texas at Arlington with a BA in communications,1992. Anthony started his career in communications in TV, he then moved on to Courtroom Sciences and then found his way into advertising for the remainder of his career. Anthony loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting, skiing, hiking, boating & swimming. Anthony made a point to travel and as often as possible, He loved music, listening to vinyl and learning to play guitar. Anthony was interested in tech and new gadgets, beer making, cooking and socializing with friends and neighbors. More than anything he loved spending time with family. Especially his wife, Melissa, son, Nathan and four dogs. Anthony was an amazing man that was easy to like and love. He saw the best in people and made friends quickly. He was often found deep in the world of tech and its newest gadgets, planning travel or spending time with his family and dear friends. He was a 20+ year Sierra member who had a deep and abiding appreciation of the planet, the outdoors and all the creatures that live within. At a young age, he started a tradition of watching british comedies every Sunday night on PBS this made him 30+ year supporter of public broadcast television. He was a card carrying Harley Davidson Member with a customized Road King with lots of miles under his belt. Anthony was a devoted family man with a sense of humor to match. He was a loyal and loving friend, brother and son, and loved being a husband and a father.
Anthony is preceded in death by his father, James Billy Glass, brother James Glass and father in law Paul Nagy. Anthony is survived by his wife Melissa Glass and bonus son Nathan Fordham, mother Donna and step father James McGuinness, Step Mother Valerie Glass, Sister Alicia Derbin & Gene, Brother Ronnie Glass, Step Sister Natalie & Bret Evans.
Bonus Family Mary Jean Nagy, Jennifer McClure, Timothy Frazier, Christopher & Aimee Frazier, Paul & Lisa Nagy, Lynn & John Wright. 18 nieces and nephews whom he adored, His best four legged family Oakley, Mertie, Bigsby and Widget, countless dear friends and co-workers.
A celebration of life is being planned for June 2023 - more details will follow on his Facebook page.
In lieu of flowers, we request that you make donations to Mary Crowley Cancer Center at Medical City Dallas in the name of Anthony Glass.
“Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation”
― Khalil Gibran, The Prophet
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