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Antony "Tony" Companion

May 19, 1932 ~ December 2, 2019 (age 87)

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Mr. Antony “Tony” Companion, 87, of Elkhart, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.  He was born May 19, 1932 in Mishawaka to the late Paul and Edna (Pangraph) Companion. He later married the love of his life, Mary Ann Miller on Oct. 3, 1970 in Jellico, TN. She survives at home after 49 wonderful years together.

Other survivors include his sons Paul (Desiree) and Anthony Companion; daughter Terri (Jim) Merriman; step-sons Wesley (Sophie) and Jodie Miller; brothers Mace (Vera), Steve and Dennis Companion; sister Angie Ward; 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A brother, Lynn Companion, precedes Antony in death.

Tony’s life will be celebrated with a gathering of friends and family on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, from 11 am – 1 pm at Billings Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elkhart. A service will follow there at 1:00 pm officiated by Pastor Scott Scheel of the Presbyterian Church of Edwardsburg, MI. Burial will follow at Prairie Street Cemetery, where the US Army Funeral Honor Guard and Elkhart DAV #19 will render military honors.

Tony spent over 50 years as a tool & die maker at Walerko. He was a member of the American Legion and Elkhart DAV #19, where her served as past post commander. He served in the US Army in his earlier years.

On-line condolences may reach the family by visiting the funeral home’s website. Memorial donations may be given in Tony’s memory to the Salvation Army.

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Monday
December 9, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Billings Funeral Home
812 Baldwin Street
Elkhart, IN 46514

Funeral Service
Monday
December 9, 2019

1:00 PM
Billings Funeral Home
812 Baldwin Street
Elkhart, IN 46514

Burial Immediately Following
Monday
December 9, 2019

Prairie Street Cemetery
401 E. Hively Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516

Donations

The Salvation Army
PO Box 1959, Atlanta GA 30301
Tel: 1-404-728-1300
Web: http://give.helpsalvationarmy.org

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