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Obituary: Robert "Tony" Cryer, Sr.

Robert "Tony" Cryer, Sr.

September 26, 1959 - October 29, 2009

Robert Anthony "Tony" Cryer, Sr., 50, of Litchfield, died Thurs., Oct. 29, 2009 at 8:55 a.m. in Barnes - Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born on Sept. 26, 1959 in Jackson, TN, a son of Willie Robert & Ellen Faye (Newsom) Cryer. He graduated from Bolivar Central High School in Bolivar, TN. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Whiteville, TN. He was employed by Plaza Truck Service in Carlinville as a Welder - Parts Man. He was a member of Litchfield Bass Anglers & Litchfield Moose Lodge #1634. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping & working in the garden. He married Janice Elaine Campbell on Aug. 28, 1979 in Bethlehem Baptist Church in Whiteville, TN. She survives. He is also survived by:

1 son, Robert A. Cryer, Jr. of Litchfield
His mother, Ellen Faye Cryer of Benton, KY
His father & stepmother, Robert (Ann) Cryer of Bolivar, TN
1 sister, Pam Carson of Benton, KY
Half-sister, Crystal James of Lexington, TN
Maternal grandmother, Agnes Newsom of Martin, TN
Mother-in-law & Father-in-law, Eunice (Ray) Swanson of Litchfield
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Robert Wesley & Thelma Mayfield Cryer; maternal grandfather, Ernest Newsom.

Funeral Information

A memorial service will be held Sat., Nov. 7, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield. Rev. Mike Rogers, of Litchfield, will officiate. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until service time in the funeral home.

Donations Information

The family suggests memorials to Bethlehem Baptist Church or Montgomery County Cancer Association.