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Anthony L. Roux

April 19, 1953 ~ April 5, 2018 (age 64)

Anthony L. Roux was born to Frezell and Marilyn Louise Jackson Roux on April 19, 1953, in Winter Haven, Florida. His father preceded him in death. Anthony spent his early childhood in Winter Haven, Florida attending Jewett School, later his family relocated to Sebring, Florida and he continued his education at E. O. Douglas and Sebring High School. He was exceptional in academics and sports. His love of baseball and the knowledge of the game grew, and he mastered many positions when he played for the Roscoe Raiders Baseball Team. This is where he received the nickname of “Cool Breeze ”. He was cool in his walk, talk and always in his dress. He was meticulous about his personal hygiene and dress. He relocated to St Petersburg, Florida where he met and married Jennie Gilbert and together they raised their blended family with love and much care. He had a deep love for people and did not hesitate to help someone in need. He hosted many get -tog ethers, and everyone was welcome in his home, aiding children to graduate college, and meeting the needs of family and friends. He came to grip with life and confess his sins and made the Lord Jesus his personal Savior. Anthony transitioned from this life on Thursday, April 5, 2018. He leaves to cherish his memories … His loving mother, Marilyn Louise Jones of Sebring , FL ; a devoted wife , Jennie Roux of St Petersburg , FL ; children , Anthony Roux , Jr . of St. Petersburg, FL, Abdual Roux (Robin) of Atlanta, GA, Joshua Roux of Leesburg , FL, Tiffany Johnson (Fonseca) of Sebring , FL, Ronald Strother (Michele) of Sparta , GA, Alfreda Crawford of St . Petersburg, FL, and Shamekia Strother of St. Petersburg, FL; brothers, Frezell Roux of St. Petersburg , FL, Kenneth Roux and Charles Roux (Dorothy), both of Sebring , FL , Lindsey Roux of Montgomery , AL and Larry Campbell of California; sisters , Brendolyn Cole of Sebring , FL, Gwendolyn Jackson (Michael) of Sebring , FL, Robbin Smith (Darrell) of Avon Park , FL and Celeste Longmire (Abe) of Montgomer y , AL ; In Laws: mother -in - law, Lois Gilbert of Sparta , GA ; brother s -in - law , Johnnie B . Gilbert, Leo Wheeler, both of Sparta , GA, Eddie Gilbert (Alfreda) of Texas, Bobby Gilbert (Michele), Tommy Gilbert (Lynn) and Ronnie Kindred , all of Sparta , GA ; sister s -in - Law , Brenda Gilbert, Polly Wheeler, Debra Gilbert and Trudy Butts (Albert), all of Sparta , GA ; a special son , Charlie Culberth (Pamela); 20 grandchildren ; 13 great -grandchildren; and a host of sorrowing aunts , uncles, nieces , nephews, family and friends

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