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Anthony James Kellon - LBG #220

We are saddened by the news received this day that LBG Anthony Kellon, Badge #220, passed away after a 19-month battle with appendix cancer.

Tony, 51, a resident of Cleveland, Ohio, and an attorney in the Cuyahoga County, Ohio Public Defender’s Office, was born July 11, 1960 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.  His is survived by his wife Lynn D. Loritts and two children. James and Natalie.  Tony attended Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio where he was a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity. He studied law at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He had a long time interest in the American Civil War and had been a reenactor Company G of the 5th United States Colored Troops (USCT) and Company A of the 10th United States Cavalry (Buffalo Soldiers).

Tony received his guide license in April of 2006 and guided regularly until forced to take a leave of absence when he was diagnosed with the rare form of cancer.

Tony requested that there be no funeral service.  A memorial service was held at the John Reynold's Equestrian Monument on the Gettysburg Battlefield on April 14, 2012. Part of his ashes were spread on the battlefield at the point. 

In Memory of ...

December 11, 2011 Anthony Kellon Badge #220
October  24, 2011 Paul C. Cooksey Badge #31
April 15, 2011
Harold Small
Badge #30
February 16, 2011
Samuel R. McHenry, Jr.
Badge #79
February 6, 2011
Perry O. Pherson
Badge #29
January 5, 2011
George E. Shealer
Badge #121
January 23, 2010
Robert C. Mullen
Badge #7
August 2, 2009 John Anthony "Tony" Brogan Badge #129
May 15, 2009 Suzanne Harbach Badge #6
January 1, 2009 Harmon Furney Badge #51
November 1, 2008 Eugene McVicker Badge #22
September 2007 Jack Wise Badge #133
August 6, 2007 John O'Brien Badge #109
April 21, 2007 Betty Weaver Badge #1
April 2, 2007 Maxine Hartlaub Badge #40
January 11, 2007 Louis Fischer Badge #49
February 7, 2007 Becky Lyons Assistant Guide Supervisor
December 15, 2006 Alan Crawford Badge #108
September 4, 2006 Paul Burkholder Badge #39
February 6, 2006 Druid Deitch Badge #94
July 5, 2005 Donna Migdalski Badge #60
April 24, 2005 Russell Cunningham Badge #2
February 14, 2005 Richard L. Fox Badge #19

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