Tony C. Wilson


Tony C. Wilson, 50. Sunrise July 5, 1960 – Sunset September 19, 2010. Tony was a graduate of Michigan State University, Senior Compliance Analyst at Verizon Wireless, former member of Triedstone Baptist Church and volunteered with Court Appointed Special Advocate and Legal Aide. He was preceded in death by his aunt Lilly Emmons. Left to cherish his memory, wife Katrina Wilson, mother Mahalie Wilson, sons Branden Wilson and Evan Wilson, daughter Kourtney Wilson, brothers Sonny (Gwen) Wilson, Sammy (Gwen) Wilson and Valester Wilson, sisters Tammy Wilson and LaTonga (Andre) Rocks, cousin Shirley Emmons, father and mother in law Harold and Charlene James, brother in law Dion (Sheila) James, sisters in law Shenne James and Monica James and a host of other family and friends.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Dear Wilson family – I am so sorry for your loss. Tony was such a ray of sunshine in all of our lives here at Verizon. He will be missed by all.

  2. Dear Wilson Family, Tony will be truley missed here at Verizon Wireless. He was definitely someone who touched the hearts of many here and will never be forgotten. My Deepest Sympathy for your Family for losing such as Great Friend, Son, Brother, Father and Husband.

  3. To the Wilson Family, I send my deepest sympathy and hope that your memories bring you comfort. He loved you all very much and talked about you often. He will be missed by all, he was truly an amazing person!

  4. Dear Wilson family. Your loss is shared by many. Anyone who met Tony became an instant fan. I am honored that he became part of my Verizon family. He will be missed. My prayers and thoughts go with you during this most difficult time. Mindy

  5. To the Wilson Family – I am so deeply saddened in the lost of your loved one. Tony was a joy to all of us at Verizon and he will be missed. I wish you all the best. Tony is on a new and great journey, to be absent from this body is to be present with the Lord. We shall see him again some day. May God bless you and keep you during this difficult time.

  6. Dear Wilson Family: May the comfort of God help you during this difficult time. You have my deepest sympathy as my heart is truly saddened. Crystal

  7. I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you and may the peace which comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead.

  8. Wilson Family, Tony was truly a person with a great spirit, he always looked for the good in people. Tony was a unique person and I will miss him, I will keep your family in my prayers at this your moment of bereavment.

  9. Dear Wilson Family: I am so deeply saddened by the loss of Tony. He loved you all so very much. Tony was a once in a lifetime friend. I will cherish his memory always and I feel truly blessed to have known him. I will take comfort knowing he is smiling down on us always.

  10. My condolences to the entire Wilson Family. I have some Ohio University pictures on my desk at Verizon Wireless, and Tony would often stop by and talk about visiting Kourtney at OU. It was obvious that the really liked going down on campus, and he was very proud of his daughter and all of his children. He will be missed.

  11. I want to give my sincere sympathy to the family of Tony Wilson. We worked together for many years and he truly was a best friend as well. I will miss him dearly. Again my sympathy and prayers go out to his family.

    Woody Fitch
    Verizon Wireless, Schaumburg, IL

  12. VZW Corporate Security-Diane Wilson :

    Our deepest condolences to the Wilson family. Tony's positive attitude and "es;infectious"es; laugh will always be remembered. He was instrumental in providing key information pertinent to our investigations. Tony was a beacon of light and his VZW family will truly miss him, but he shall never be forgotten.

  13. Janet PIerson - Verizon Wireless :

    I am sorry to hear of your loss. Tony will be greatly missed at our office. I feel very fortunate to have gotten to know him over the past several years. While I don't know your family very well, Tony shared things about you often. It was clear you meant so much to him. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

  14. Kimberly Sutton :

    Wilson Family,
    You have my deepest sympathy. Tony was a wonderful person, and he will be missed. He was a true friend that had such a great uplifting spirit that was always encouraging. May Gods comfort help you during this difficult time and may the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

  15. To The Wilson Family you have my sincere condolences on the passing of your loved one. While working at VZW we would talk about OU and he always had a great story about his family which he loved so deeply. His laugh and happy spirit would light up the office. My prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time and may the Lord give you strength.

  16. I am praying for God's strength for Tony's family during this difficult time. Celebrating Tony's life isn't difficult to do because he was always just like this picture portrays him………always had a smile on his face and always made me laugh. You will be missed Tony. Much love.


  17. Katrina Farmer, Jean & Rickeya Franklin :

    Our deepest sympathy to the Wilson family. I know it's a very difficult time in you life….Hang on and be strong. Remember this will pass. God saw he was getting tired; a cure was not to be. He put his arms around him and whispered; come with me. With tearful eyes you have watched him…and saw him fade
    away. Although you loved him deeply; you could not make him stay. A golden heart stop
    beating; his strong hands at rest. God took him home to prove to you….He only takes the best.
    His caring spirit and beautiful spirit will always remain with you forever and foreve. Remember; Earth has no Sorrows that Heaven cannot heal.

  18. kim Daniels CTU :

    To the Wilson family, my prayers are with .you may you be comforted with God's love may he fill you with his joy may you embrace his love at this time, knowing that Tony is resting in his loving arms. God bless you ad strenghten you in the days ahead.

  19. A Verizon Friend :

    What awesome treasure God gave us for an appointed time. We pray that his long arms of mercy will comfort the family during this time. I will look to the hills which cometh my help – my help comes from the Lord who created the heaven and earth —

  20. Katrina, Branden, Kourtney and Evan: You are in my thoughts and prayers. Please know that there is comfort in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Know that your husband and father (Tony) is in a better place and resting with his Lord. Much Love.

  21. I had the honor and privilege to work with Tony. He was an amazing person, always willing to assist and so incredibly positive. He will be sorely missed. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  22. Mr & Mrs Robert Brown :

    To Katrina and the family of Tony, you have our sincere sympathy and prayers to God for peace and comfort to you during this time of mourning. May God continue to bless you all.

  23. Another VZW Friend :

    Katrina and Family – You have my deepest sympathy for the loss of Tony. He was always the bright spot of every day, no matter what was going on in the office. He brought such joy and laughter to everyone and I'm betting that he and God have already had a conversation about the merits of sending a text message. He will be truly missed! May God bring comfort to you and all of your family.

  24. The Harris Family - Orlando, Florida :

    To The Wilson Family: Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  25. Bobby and Elvah Donald :

    Every moment spent with Tony was enjoyable. His soul, spirit and heart showed through his infectious smile. HIs laughter came from so deep within. HIs presence will never be gone and we are better people from having been graced by his short time on earth. Katrina and family….we wish you peace as you think of all the memories you hold dear. Farewell, Tony, from your earthly house. Happy are you to dwell among the angels!

  26. To the Wilson family I give my heart felt condolences. Tony and I grew up together and went to Jr. High, High School, & College.Even though time and distance have seperated us we always managed to stay in touch. Wish I could be there to provide support. Please know that your all in my prayers.

  27. To the Wilson family:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Tony was a true friend who was uplifting and brought joy and smiles to those around him. He will be missed greatly by us all!

    I pray that God grant you the peace and assurance of knowing that Tony is safe with Him forever and He will allow Tony's presence and spirit to continue to shine on us always.

    God Bless!

  28. Wilson Family, Tony was truley a special person with a great spirit. He will be greatly missed but not forgotten. I will keep your family in my prayers. "es; God has taken his angel on earth back to be with him"es;

  29. My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.

  30. Tony God had a detailed plan for your life and now he wants you home with him. we will miss you at the Chinese restaurant, rest my brother you have earn it, you will be miss, but all of your love and the warm memories you left us with will be with us till the end of time and we all are better because of you.

  31. Michelle Judge & Family :

    To the Wilson Family,
    I had the pleasure of meeting you all over at Dion and Sheila's house. I was sadden to hear of your lost, you have our deepest sympathy. We will conintue to keep your family in our prayers. Remember joy cometh in the morning.

  32. Tracie Whitaker (former Ameritech-MI) :

    I wanted to express my sincere condolence to the family. I have not seen Tony in years but from the picture and the memories people are sharing, I see he has not changed. I will pray the family finds comfort and remember all the good memories.

  33. Kim Horton Jones :

    Sorry for your loss. Today the waves may knock you down, but I promise you with all of my heart the waves will become smaller and you will stand against them. The waves of sadness will become smaller over time.

  34. To the Wilson Family – I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. I met Tony while working at Manufacture Hanover Bank and then we both ended up working together at Ameritech. Tony was always positive and with his stories forced people to smile and laugh. Although I was not able to attend Tony’s home going celebrating, I know that God will provide you comfort during this difficult time. You are not saying “good bye” to Tony but “I’ll see you later”.

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