Toney  Anderson, Jr.
Toney Marcus Anderson, Jr., 44, of Tifton passed away Friday, March 20, 2020, at his residence, following a brief illness. A graveside funeral service will be held for Toney at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Oak Ridge Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest. The Rev. David Ray will officiate and Allen Boyd will give a eulogy.
Mark Strickland, Lamar Griffin, Charles Hill, Hank Mullis, Ken Hudson and David Bickley will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the employees of Shiver Diesel.
Born June 17, 1975 in Tifton, Toney was the son of Tony Marcus Anderson, Sr. of Chula and the late Linda Dale Gibbs Giddens. He graduated from Tiftarea Academy in 1994, where he was a member of the 1992-1993 State Champion Football Team and the 1992-1993 State Track Team. For 26 years, he worked as a diesel mechanic at Shiver Diesel in Tifton. He loved fishing at Keaton Beach; loved college football and was a diehard Ford fan and NHRA fan.
In addition to his father, Mr. Anderson is survived by his wife, Gwen Ellis Anderson of Tifton; two sons, Draven Anderson and Dalton (Bridgette) Ellis, all of Tifton; two daughters, Amber R. Anderson and Dorian Anderson, both of Tifton; two sisters, Tara Little of Leesburg and Traci Strickland of Tifton; and three grandchildren, Ali Grace Anderson, Katie Beth Anderson and Jakob Anderson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society, Tifton office, P. O. Box 385, Tifton, GA 31793; or Hospice of Tift Area, 618 Central Avenue, Tifton, GA 31794.
You may offer condolences to the family at the online guest registry at Services for the Anderson family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Published on March 21, 2020


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Angela Haggins
Mar 25, 2020
Gwen,Trara,Traci.. I so sorry for the loss of Toney.. I pray for strength and peace for this family at this difficult time.
David Baker
Mar 23, 2020
Gwen, I am praying for you and your family during this difficult time...God bless Toney and may his Spirit watch over his family from heaven...
Sandy Walker
Mar 23, 2020
Gwen i.m so sorry for your loss . Praying for you and your family . Love you .