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Anthony Askew

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Date published: 9/30/2012

Anthony Askew

Anthony B. "Tony" Askew, 48, of Ruther Glen died Thursday Sept. 27, 2012.

Born in Waynesboro, he was a graduate of Hermitage High School, ECPI and Andersonville Theological Seminary. He had worked for the past 19 years in IT with Genworth Financial in Richmond. He was an associate pastor at Family Life in Ashland and, for the last several years, had been instrumental in church "planting" in the area. He was a motorcycle enthusiast and participated in many memorial rides.

Survivors include his wife, Lori Askew; his sons, J.B. and Connor, whose accomplishments made him so proud; his parents, Jim and Mary Beth Askew, of Richmond; brother Jeff Askew and his wife, Cathy, of Glen Allen; sister Karen Bell and her husband, Michael, of Chesterfield; his foster sons, Zaw Nai and Jolin Chaing; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at Concord Baptist Church, Ruther Glen, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to woundedwarriorproject.org. Sign register book online at storkefuneralhome.com.