Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

July 12, 2013

Tony Gilfillan

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Tony Gilfillan, 38, of Athens passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013 in Tyler. He was born April 9, 1975 in St. Paul, Minnesota to James Wayne Gilfillan Sr. and Elizabeth Catheryn Rettenmayer Gilfillan and had been a resident of Texas since 1978, growing up in Corsicana. Tony had resided in Malakoff the past 10 years and was owner of Rightway Flooring. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Malakoff. He loved four wheeling, fishing and all activities in the outdoors.

Tony was preceded in death by his father-in-law Ben Fitzgerald.

Survivors include his wife of 10 years Andrea Gilfillan, Malakoff; sons Christian Gilfillan of Malakoff and Arron Bynum of Mildred; parents Jim and Betty Gilfillan of Star Harbor; brothers Jim Gilfillan, Jr. and wife Tiffany, and John Gilfillan and wife Darla, both of Corsicana; sisters Michelle Beard and husband Bramlet of Ennis, and Christina Jones of Houston, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Visitation for family and friends will be 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2013 at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Malakoff with Dr. Nathan Lorick officiating.

Burial will follow in Concorde Cemetery in Anderson County. Pallbearers will be Noah Gilfillan, Scott Gilfillan, Justin Munn, Wyatt Fitzgerald, Carl Adams, and Brian Latham.

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Arrangements by Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home, Athens.