Jay Anthony

1950 - 2021



Jay Anthony (aka Gene Diest) 71, passed away at his residence in Prescott, AZ on May 20, 2021 after a lengthy illness.  Jay was born in Milwaukee, Wi.  He is survived by his brothers David (Connie) Diest, Larry (Wendy) Diest, sister Maryann (Michael) Diest-Zemon.  He will be missed by family and friends.  

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Donald & Theresa Brigner

June 17, 2021 11:22 AM

Our dear friend and main bass man Jay was such a special guy. We used to have jam sessions in our garage and although we weren't the greatest of players Jay was always kind enough to bring his bass and play along to make the sound so much more beautiful. Jay always stayed for dinner and we had many lively and intelligent conversations. We will miss his emails ( I have been trying to reach him by email or phone and I knew that he was very sick) I hope he is playing in the great band in the sky. Farewell my friend. You will always be missed.

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June 14, 2021 8:32 AM
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