Anthony Joseph Laux, 46, died December 24, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida, after a sudden illness.
Anthony was born November 28, 1969 at Tachikawa Air Base, Japan, to Judith Adair Jones Laux and Lt. Col William R. Laux. He was raised on Tachikawa AB, Hamilton AFB CA, Winter Haven FL, and Sebring FL. Anthony graduated from Sebring High School in 1988 and attended the University of Florida. He had a lifelong passion for construction and co-founded a successful construction management firm (Johnson-Laux Construction) in Orlando.
Anthony is survived by a large and extended family that he loved dearly and that loved him, including his wife Michelle Lennon Laux and sons Nicholas, Andrew, Matthew and Phillip of Lake Butler, FL. He is also survived by his parents William Laux of Sebring and Judith Laux of Gainesville, siblings Steven Laux (Kristin) of Gainesville, Cynthia Laux of Mission Viejo CA, Carrie Fellhoelter (Gary) of Orange CA, Mary Jane Faircloth (Wendell) of Sebring, and Thomas Laux (Mary) of Tampa. Anthony is also survived by father-in-law William Lennon Jr, mother-in-law Geraldine Lennon, brother-in-law William Lennon III, sisters-in-law Rita “Loree” Rogers (Wilbur) and Kathleen Chaikin (Richard), all of Lake Butler, FL, and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
A memorial and celebration of Anthony’s life will be held at 11am on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, 4001 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, Florida 33870. The family requests that donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Bridges of Hope Charitable Trust, 1326 Antioch Church Road, Homerville, Georgia 31634 (http://www.bridgesofhope.org).
Arrangements are under the care of Evans Carter Funeral Home, High Springs, Florida 386-454-2444
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