Anthony Eugene McAlister

Anthony Eugene McAlister, age 61, of Rockmart, GA, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021.

He was born in Rome, GA, on March 23, 1960, to Calvin Eugene McAlister and Alma Waits McAlister.

Anthony currently worked for Georgia Power Plant Bowen and many years at First Brand Corp. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He was an avid softball player in the 80s and early 90s. Anthony loved his family and entertaining at his house. 

Anthony is preceded in death by his father, Calvin McAlister; son, Adam McAlister. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Sharon Vernon McAlister; sons, Drew McAlister, Bruce (Ashley) Clayton; daughters, April (Christopher) Reed, Melissa (Darrin) Sloan; grandchildren, Rose, Alexis, Penny, Aubri, Emersyn; mother, Alma McAlister; brothers, Greg (Cassie) McAlister, Jeff (Jeannie) McAlister, Rodney (Rachel) McAlister; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved dog, Paco.

A celebration of life Service will be conducted at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Fisher and Rev. Tony Lyle officiating. The Interment will follow at Floyd Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Taylorsville with Greg McAlister, Jeff McAlister, Rodney McAlister, Bruce Clayton, Darrin Sloan, Brandon McAlister and Chase Pinion serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Please visit to leave online condolences for the family. Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, GA, is honored to serve the McAlister family.