Anthony Zenon Dube, 86, of Sherwood, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013. He was born July 9, 1926 in Quebec, Canada to Joseph Louis and Ernestine Levesque Dube. He completed his Ph.D in English in 1967 at Texas Tech University, then became Chairman of the English, Languages and Journalism Department at Texas Wesleyan College at Fort Worth, Texas. Anthony moved to Jonesboro, where he was Chairman of English, Philosophy and Languages at ASU. He was Executive Director of the Arkansas Endowment for the Humanities. Anthony was a member of the Arkansas staff of the Public Service Commission and chairman of NCCJ of Arkansas. After joining the Navy he spent 3 years in OTS at Notre Dame.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Holland Dube; brother, Charles Dube and his parents.

Survivors include his adopted daughter, Barbara Brown and husband Ronny of Searcy; step-children, Janelle and Jon Burks of North Little Rock, Joan and Michael Pehosh of Bella Vista and Fred and Kristina Holland of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; grandchildren, Rev. Greg and Kim Burks, Todd and Dr. Karen Burks, Chris and Renee Burks, Dr. Lisa and Scott Martin and Brett and Stacey Pehosh; great-grandchildren, Parker and Scott Burks, Sandy and Graham Burks, Addison and MacKenzie Burks and Isabelle, Jacob and Isaiah Martin.

A memorial service was held Monday, March 18 at First United Methodist Church.

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