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Tony Curtis Slaydon

Celebration Of Life Service: 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Location: Weymouth Funeral Home

Visitation: Following the Service

Location: Weymouth Funeral Home

Tony Curtis Slaydon, 64, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 in Newport News, VA. He was born in Rockingham County, NC and moved to Newport News as a teenager.  He married the love of his life, Sarah Mae Campbell in 1980. He started at Newport News Shipbuilding, the same day his youngest son was born and worked as a pipefitter for 40 years. Tony was very outgoing and made an impact on everyone he met. He loved dancing and fishing and could often be found at a lake with a “No Fishing” sign posted. He was a member of the Warwick Moose Lodge #1711.

He was predeceased by his father, Joseph “Pete” Slaydon. He is survived by his devoted wife of 44 years, Sarah Slaydon; his children, Jason (Molly) and Brian Slaydon; his mother, Vivian Slaydon; his beloved grandchildren, Anthony, Christina, and Campbell Slaydon; three brothers, Michael (Claudia), Roger (Becky), and Eugene (Bonnie) Slaydon; his sister, Wanda Miller; a large extended family and many loving friends. 

A Celebration of Tony’s Life will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at Weymouth Funeral Home with a Visitation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Peninsula Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

 

 

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#8 Melissa Stokes 2024-04-30 18:48
He was a sweet goofy brother in-law who always had a smile for everyone!! He will be sorely missed by all who knew him! He has his angel wings so he will always be watching over Sarah, the boys and his grandchildren who had is ♥!!
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#7 George McCarthy 2024-04-28 22:40
The world has one less true gentleman. Always positive, always the problem solver, always the hard worker. I am so saddened to lose my friend.
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#6 Bob and June Barbrey 2024-04-28 02:29
RIP to a great guy. Tony always had a smile and kind word when we saw him at the Moose. We loved watching him and Sarah dance. He will be missed.
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#5 Tracey Griffin Haley 2024-04-27 15:48
Tony was my brother from another mother. We lived across from each other until they moved when I was in the 1st grade. Our families were neighbors and I considered them my family. I'll always remember the times we visited throughout the years. Tony was a sweet and loving human being. God speed brother! My deepest sympathy to all of the family.
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#4 Lenny Poslik 2024-04-27 10:53
Not only a great co-worker, but a dear friend. Love you buddy!! RIP
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#3 Tony and Lisa Torres 2024-04-26 22:15
Just an AMAZING and LOVING man; and a GREAT dancer too! You will surely be missed. Rest in Peace now.
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#2 Becky Slaydon 2024-04-26 20:28
Tony I always enjoyed watching you dance. I love you and will miss you more than words can say.
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#1 Scott & Cindy Bloxom 2024-04-26 20:23
Missing a wonderful person
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