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Tony Leroy Yow

July 21, 1942 ~ November 16, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Tony Yow Obituary

Tony Leroy Yow, age 81, of Sanford, NC, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2023 at his home.

He was born in Newport News, Virginia on July 21, 1942 to the late Marion Evelyn Yow and Estelle Cole Yow.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife Mary Lou Loving Yow.

Tony worked many years as a manager and salesman for Maxway.  Following his employment from Maxway he worked for Texfi and The Rug Doctor.  He was a member of Cameron Baptist Church and was an avid hunter and loved old cars.  He will be missed.

Mr. Yow is survived by a brother Ernest Yow of Sanford; son, Jonathan Yow and wife Jodi of Sanford; two daughters Beverly Jo Thompson and husband Denny of Sanford and Toni Lynn Ross and husband John of Sanford; grandchildren Joshua Moore, Felicia Auer, Derrick Ross, Hunter Ross, Bailey Smith, and Anna Yow; step-grandchildren, Brandon Thompson, Brittany Thompson, Jonathon Ross, and Tanner Bates; great-grandchildren, Kendal Serrano, Kamryn Auer, Buddy Auer, Paisley Yow, Ayden Smith and Parker Ross; and step-great-grandchildren, Joey Dowless, Luke Dowless, Piper Thompson and Beckett Thompson.

The family will receive friends Sunday, November 19, 2023 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home and other times at Mr. Yow’s home.  A funeral service will be held Monday, November 20th at 2:00 PM at Cameron Baptist Church with Pastor Jared McNeill officiating.  Burial will follow at Crains Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations, in Mr. Yow’s memory, to Cameron Baptist Church, PO Box 155, Cameron, NC 28326.

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November 19, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home
600 West Main Street
Sanford, NC 27332

Funeral Service
November 20, 2023

2:00 PM
Cameron Baptist Church
593 Carthage St. HWY 24/27
Cameron, NC 28326


Crains Creek Cemetery
Corner of Edmonds Road and Dalrymple Road
Cameron, NC 28326


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