Anthony Jerome McAllister was born in Fayetteville North Carolina, March 24th1956 to Betty McCoy and James McAllister. After high school he enlisted in the U.S Army and served eight years, it was where he met and later married his wife of 40 years Lorna McAllister. He is preceded in death by his father, James W. McAllister, mother Betty McCoy, brothers Robert McAllister and Marcus McAllister. He leaves to cherish his memory, his beloved wife Lorna McAllister and son Anthony Jerome McAllister (AJ), daughter-in-law Gena McAllister and grandchildren Mia McAllister and Ava McAllister. Three brothers Kevin, Ricky, and Lewis McAllister, four sisters, Geraldine McAllister, Jameszena Graham, Kim McAllister, and Marilyn McNeil. A host of nieces and nephews, relatives, and friends.