Tony Munoz, Jr., 60, of Bellevue OH and formerly of Fremont, OH passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky, OH. He was born March 15, 1958 in Fremont to Tony and Viola Dina (Rendon) Munoz, Jr.
Tony was a 1976 graduate of Fremont Ross High School where he was a State participant in wrestling and held the record for most pins (96) in Fremont Ross history. Tony admired his coach, Al Vogenthaller and is a member of the Fremont Ross Hall of Fame. He attended Bowling Green State University through a wrestling scholarship.
Tony worked as a truck driver at Whirlpool Corporation. He did home inspections and had a tiling installation business. He previously was a captain of supply ships for oil rigs in Louisiana. Tony was a loyal supporter of the Cleveland Browns and loved spending time with his daughter and family and enjoyed chess and golfing.
Tony is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth A. Munoz, Fremont, OH and Madeline Jones of Texas; father, Tony Munoz, Jr., Fremont, OH; siblings, Robin (Jason) Durnwald, Fremont, OH. Sande (Paul) Gottron, Port Clinton, OH, Ginny Hill, Fremont, OH, Gilbert Munoz, Ft. Worth, TX, Timothy Munoz, Fremont, OH, Tommie (Tom) Chesser, Green Springs, OH, Todd Munoz and Paul (Emily) Munoz both of Bellevue, OH, Dina (Eric) Potridge, Fostoria, OH; many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Viola Dina Munoz; nephew, TJ Munoz.
Visitation: Tuesday, August 28, 2018, from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont.
A Memorial Service will begin at 4:00 pm at the funeral home.
Interment will take place at Green Memory Gardens, Clyde, OH at a later date.
Memorials can be made to the family in care of Theresa Bristley (Munoz)