Anthony E. Derry, 79, of Longboat Key, died Feb. 22.
Originally from Hereford, England, Mr. Derry served with the Royal Marines and as a police officer. He later had a distinguished career in the licensed industry, rising to chairman and CEO of Whitbread PLC’s International Wine and Spirit interests.
He was an avid traveler who leaves behind many friends around the world.
Mr. Derry is survived by his wife, Micky; children, Ann, Ceri and Mark; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Toale Brothers Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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