In Memory of



Obituary for Thomas Anstead

Thomas Erick Anstead 58 years of age passed away peacfully in his home with his forever girl by his side, after a courageous battle against Cancer on August 30th. He devoted his time to his work and his family. He had a great sense of humor and an incredible laugh. Selfless and always a phone call away, he was always there when needed the most. The world was a better place with him in it.

Born April 26th 1965 in Charleston, North Carolina. An adventurous free spirit He enjoyed riding his motorcycle. Other hobbies included Golfing, bowling, karate with his youngest son, shooting and fishing with his kids and grandkids. Having exemplary work ethic and integrity he carried various jobs throughout his career, he was always known to be a handyman who could fix just about anything. Son of the late Franklin and Mabel Anstead .He is survived by Sister Diana and husband James of Northampton, Pa. The Love of His Life Cathy, Sons Julian of Albrightsville, Pa, Chad and Wife Holly of Lehighton, Pa, Joshua of East Stroudsburg, Pa and Daughter Tiffany of Jim Thorpe, Pa,. Nephew Jason of Tennessee , And his beloved 11 Grandchildren.

Services will be private. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to youngest son Julian.

"I wanted movement and not a calm course of existence. I wanted excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love. I felt in myself a superabundance of energy which found no outlet in our quiet life.” Jon Krakauer