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Tony Leonard Wellman

January 30, 1946 — July 10, 2020

Tony Leonard Wellman, age 74, of Hiddenite left this world for his heavenly home on Friday, July 10, 2020 at his residence. Born on January 30, 1946 in Iredell County, the son of the late Murray McKinsey and Blonette Wellman. He was a professional truck driver and enjoyed hunting, fishing, racing, watching the Cowboys play and westerns. Tony was a member at Philadelphia United Methodist Church and had a special love for his family. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers Ricky & Kenneth Edgerton and sister Pam Wellman.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 46 years Molly Parsons Wellman; children Stephanie Richards & husband Lynn, Anthony Wellman & wife Stacey, and Emily Wellman; brothers Jack Wellman and Hollywood Edgerton; sister Kokeeta Edgerton; grandchildren Damien Wellman, Dieon Lugo, Dalen Wellman, and Dason Wellman; along with a number of special family and friends.

Tony will lie-in-state for the public to view on Monday, July 13, 2020 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at Alexander Funeral Service. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 12:00 noon at Philadelphia United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pastor Ray Tavenner, Pastor Greg Lee, Rev. Sterling Howard, Rev. John Rowe, Rev. Ardeal Roseboro, and Rev. Elliott Boston will be officiating. Memorials may be sent to Shriners Hospital.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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Lie In State

Monday, July 13, 2020

9:00am - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Philadelphia United Methodist Church Cemetery

4165 Old Mountain Road, Stony Point, NC 28678

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