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Anthony James Coppola

April 29, 1997 — August 25, 2022


Guyton - Anthony James Coppola, 25, was unexpectedly called home Thursday, August 25, 2022 to join his father, Joseph E. Coppola; step-brother, Brandon White; and cousin, Louis Moretto in heaven.

Anthony was born in Ozonepark, Queens, New York where he lived until moving to Guyton, Georgia in 2006.

Anthony was a proud graduate of Effingham County High School, Class of 2015, where he excelled in his academics and was loved by his peers.

He enjoyed helping others and meeting new people in our community. Anthony served as a Volunteer Firefighter with the Guyton Fire Department up until their closing in 2020.

Anthony also loved spending time with his family and made sure to make it to all occasions. He loved his niece, Kylie Jo and never missed a Halloween Trick or Treating with her. Anthony insisted on being with her every Christmas morning to see her joy when it was time to open her presents. He loved his big brother, Joey and had been pursuing plans to follow in his footsteps.

Anthony was the life of the party, or any event for that matter; with his joyful spirit and can do ANYTHING attitude. He had a great sense of humor and was always such a big personality to match. Anthony was also a foodie, he loved eating out and enjoyed fine dining. He loved the finer things in life and always thought of himself as a Big Shot.

Anthony leaves behind his devastated mother, Eileen Cantwell White and bonus father, Quinton White; his older Brother and mentor Joseph M. Coppola; sister-in-law, Liz Nesmith; nieces, Kylie Jo Coppola and Madilynn Nesmith; nephew, Christopher Matthews; grandmother, Eileen Cantwell; grandfather, Joseph Coppola; step-brothers, Scotty Burgess and Jacob Padgett; step-sisters, Destiny White and Alyssa Burgess; best friend, Colby Teel; and countless aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, September 2, 2022, from 12 to 3pm at Carlson & Riggs Funeral Home located at 1979 Hwy 119 South, Guyton, GA 31312.

Immediately followed by burial at Guyton Cemetery at 3:30pm. (Cemetery Rd Guyton, Ga 31313)

Pallbearers will be (brother) Joseph M. Coppola, (Bonus Father) Quinton White, (Uncle) James Cantwell, (Cousin) Stephen Raimondi, (Uncle) Big Joey Ramirez, and (Best-Friend) Colby Teel.

Immediate family and close friends will meet at his family home afterwards, to share memories of Anthony.

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Friday, September 2, 2022

12:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carlson & Riggs Funeral Home

1979 Georgia 119, Guyton, GA 31312

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Graveside Service

Friday, September 2, 2022

Starts at 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

Guyton Cemetery, Carlson

, Guyton, GA 31312

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