Tony Eugene Pelham
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January 1, 1941 – May 1, 2021
Tony Eugene Pelham, 80 passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on May 1, 2021, after a battle with lung cancer.
Tony was born on January 1, 1941 to parents Leonard Cleo Pelham and Dorothy Marie Pelham, he was the third of four boys in this family. Tony worked on many types of jobs during his life, but he was always known for his creative side. He once invented a spring used in the oilfields. This tool helped to stabilize the pumping rod, increasing production. He also was always taking apart aluminum cans and creating such things as planes or trains and automobiles 😊, one of those planes flies proudly in Dr. Michael Komin’s office, his primary care doctor.
Tony is survived by his daughter Lori Williford (Steve), grandsons Paul Burrows, Stephen Scott Burrows, and Jett Willard, and granddaughter Kelsey Burrows. Great granddaughters Rachel Diaz and Riley Leonard, and great grandson Camdyn Burrows. Brothers John Wayne Pelham (Gerri, deceased) (Jan), Donald Frank Pelham (Marilyn), and Danny Pelham (Terri) and the following nieces and nephews Brian Pelham, Mark Pelham, Donna Bilyeu, Rhonda Ciavardini, Tina Eliason, Donny Lyn Napier, Tammy Wise, Kristie Alarcon, and Uncle Charles Davis. He is preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Dorothy Pelham.
We love you dad, grandpa, brother, uncle and friend, you will be missed.
A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.