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Anthony Antonio Washington, Sr.

October 22, 1977 ~ January 7, 2024 (age 46) 46 Years Old
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Anthony Washington, Sr. Obituary

Mr. Anthony Antonio Washington, Sr., age 46, of Sanford, NC entered eternal rest on Sunday, January 7, 2024.


Anthony Antonio Washington Sr. was born in Chapel Hill, NC on October 22, 1977, to Donna Washington and Donnie Williams. He spent his first two years traveling back and forth from North Carolina to New Jersey with his grandmother, Rev Leola Williams. Anthony and his mom moved to New Jersey to be with his father in 1979.

He attended Mount Zion AME Zion Church where his grandmother Rev Leola Williams attended.  He was christened as a baby. Anthony, affectionately known to many as "Tony", or "Tone", was educated in the Plainfield, New Jersey school system until he was 11 years old. Anthony was a humble child, and very easy to get along with. He enjoyed playing sports and horseback riding with his dad and his brother. He also enjoyed video games and playing with his cousins.

Anthony and his brothers moved back to North Carolina with his grandmother Ms. Betty Brewington and grandfather Mr. Willie Brewington when he was eleven years old. His Mom joined them one year later. He attended McQueen Chapel UM Church with his grandmother. He was educated in the Harnett County school System. He continued to enjoy sports and he became a Future Farmer of America during his High School Years. Anthony received his GED in 1995 from Central Carolina Community College.

Anthony worked on various jobs during his lifetime: retail, manufacturing; he had his on grass cutting and lawn business; he bought used cars from auctions and sold them; he owned PROBLEMZ SOLVED TRUCKING LLC.

Anthony loved his family and friends very much. His children were his pride and Joy. He loved to sing and dance and joke and make his loved ones laugh. Anthony had a heart for people, and he did what he could to help them.

Anthony was preceded in death by his father Donnie Williams, paternal grandmother Rev Leola Williams, paternal grandfather Mr. Joe Williams Sr., maternal grandfather Mr. Willie Brewington, and Mr. Roy Lee McNeill.

Anthony leaves to cherish his memory, his children: Anayah Washington, Jenascia Washington, and Anthony Washington Jr., Ava Washington, Mia Washington, Antonio Washington, Raheem Washington, and Janelle Washington; his mother Donna McGhie; stepdad Clarence McGhie Jr.; grandmother, Ms. Betty Brewington; brothers: Dyshan Williams, and John Williams; nephews: Kamron, Dyshan Jr., Keyshan, Jaheim and Candler; great nephew Karter; great niece Kaliyah, and Kamre’, and a host of special aunts, special uncles, special cousins and special friends. Anthony also loves his dogs very much.

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