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Tony Munoz, Jr.

Posted By Scott Hanes On August 23, 2018 @ 6:58 pm In Obituaries | 13 Comments

Munoz Tony Jr.

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)

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#1 Condolence By TANA SHORTRIDGE On August 24, 2018 @ 1:23 am


#2 Condolence By Steve Beard On August 24, 2018 @ 1:27 am

My thoughts and prayers are with your family as you go through the grieving process.
Although we lost contact over the years Tony was a great friend during our high school years.

#3 Condolence By Carrie Beier On August 24, 2018 @ 2:42 am

So sorry to here this sad news. My sympathies to all.
Carrie Beier

#4 Condolence By Missy Flahiff On August 24, 2018 @ 3:26 am

Sande,Paul and family,we’re so very saddened to hear of your brothers passing, please know that we will keep you all in our hearts,thoughts and prayers. May God continue to give you strength to get thru these very sad days. God bless. Missy, Brian, Ashley and Stephanie

#5 Condolence By Lisa Stewart On August 24, 2018 @ 7:47 am

Wow, I was so shocked and sad to hear of Tony’s passing. He was one of my “major crushes” in High School, one of his many admirers! I would have loved to have gotten to know him more as post-high school adults, but since I moved away distance did not allow it. I’ll always have fond memories as Tony was a friend to all and a great guy. I know he’ll be missed by his family and friends alike.

#6 Condolence By Michael R. Halbisen On August 24, 2018 @ 1:10 pm

To the entire Munoz family, my very sincere condolences of the passing of Tony. He was and will always be my friend and a blessing to have had in my life. Words can not say how crushed that I am at his loss, way to soon for such a fine young man. Thank you to him for being apart of my life and the memories that I have and will continue to hold until we meet again. Rest In Peace my friend and my prayers are offered up to you all as you reflect and move forward in your lives.
Michael R. Halbisen, (Halbee)

#7 Condolence By Marlys H. Ingles On August 24, 2018 @ 4:21 pm

Tony Sr and Family,

We are so sorry to hear about your loss. You are all in our prayers and thoughts.

Tony Sr, thank you for being a good friend of our family. You speak so highly of all your loved ones and often of Tony Jr.

Please accept our condolences.

Marlys and Family

#8 Condolence By Tom Molyet On August 25, 2018 @ 12:35 am

My deepest sympathy for the Munoz family,Tony and I were best buddies growing up.He will be missed dearly Rest In Peace my friend.Tom Molyet and family

#9 Condolence By Sharon Fuller On August 25, 2018 @ 2:25 am

Sorry for your loss Sande and family. My condolences to you all.

#10 Condolence By Joe & Liz Regan On August 25, 2018 @ 4:05 am

Sandee, although we did not know your brother we were saddened to hear of his passing. We pray God’s comfort, peace and strength for you, Paul and your entire family. Joe and Liz Regan

#11 Condolence By Tina M. (Durnwald) DeLaet On August 25, 2018 @ 4:09 pm

To the Munoz Family,

I rode the bus and went to grade school with Tony. What great memories of him! May your memories of him bring you comfort during this difficult time.

#12 Condolence By Tanya On August 27, 2018 @ 2:34 pm

Sending my condolences to family and friends. May God’s promises found at Acts 24:15 and Psalms 37:29 bring you comfort during this difficult time.

#13 Condolence By Rick Kusmer On August 28, 2018 @ 9:32 pm

iI knew Tony from Sacred Heart to the Jr High to the High School. I will never forget his infectious laugh
and smile. i loved Tony. very sorry to his family and
ex specially Gilbert. RIP Rick Kusmer

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