January 22, 1943 – October 13, 2012
Anthony ‘Tony’ Collinsworth, age 69, of 1140 Garst Avenue, died October 13, 2012, at the Boone County Hospital.
His body has been cremated and no services will be held.
His cremains will be buried at the United States Naval Station in Pensacola, Florida at a later date.
Tony was born in Upland, California, on January 22, 1943, the son of Russell and Eileen (Lee) Collinsworth.
He married Mary Brake at Pensacola on December 30, 1964.
Tony was a career serviceman in the United States Navy.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
Tony retired in 1998 with the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer.
The couple moved from Florida to Boone eight years ago.
He enjoyed reading, barbequing, and watching NASCAR and the New Orleans Saints.
Tony is preceded in death by his parents and a brother Joe.
He is survived by his wife Mary of Boone; a son Anthony Collinsworth, Jr. of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania; a daughter Mechell Sikes of Boone; two brothers and three sisters; eight grandchildren; a great-great grandson; and his two dogs Toby and Krory.
Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall is in charge of arrangements.Information provided by: Schroeder Memorial Chapel, Inc. 1006 6th Street Boone, IA 50036 www.schroedermemorialchapel.com