ASHLAND, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Tony R. Kiser, 77, of Ashland went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 13, 2020 after a long courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.
He was born July 25, 1943 in Olive Hill, Kentucky and had lived in Ohio for the past 56 years.
In 2005 he retired from Teledyne Monarch where he was employed as a machine operator.
He was a member of the Penn Street Free Will Baptist Church and a Deacon with the Northern Ohio Church Conference for nearly 50 years.
He enjoyed fishing when he could but more than anything loved serving the Lord and spending time with family. He never met a stranger and made a lasting impression on everyone he met. He had a unique way of making everyone feel they were special. He was a shining example of what a dad, husband, grandpa, brother, uncle and friend should be. He was irreplaceable and will truly be missed by so many.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lula Belle (Dailey) Kiser; children, Anthony (Chris) Kiser and Melissa (Travis) McKenzie; grandchildren, Zach, Joel and Rachel; one brother, Phillip (Barb) Kiser and sister, Sue (Ernie)Wells.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Catherine and Culie Kiser; granddaughter, Hope Elizabeth, and infant sister, Brenda; seven brothers, Truman, Norman, Dennis, Terry, Jim, George and Ray and four sisters, Nixola, Oney, Jean and Sylvia.
A private service is being planned by the family with son-in- law, Travis McKenzie officiating.
Burial will take place at Highland Memorial Park in Beloit.
Arrangements are being handled by Dean’s Funeral Home.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, December 16 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.
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