Tony Lee Wilkinson, 52, a resident of Commerce, passed away at OSU Medical Center on November 4, 2021. Visitation for Tony will be held on Saturday, November 13 at 12:00 at Commerce Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 1:00 pm at the funeral home. Tony will be laid to rest at Sonora Cemetery in Fairlie, TX.
Tony was born in Frederick, Maryland on April 4, 1969 the son of Gladys Marie Blank Wilkinson and Alton L. Wilkinson. Tony attended high school at Frederick High in Maryland before moving to Texas to join his family in the early to mid-90s.
Tony had a variety of interests including camping with family at Broken Bow, cheering for his Dallas Cowboys, and listening to classic rock music. He loved and lived for his 4 precious cats, Manson, Sky Lee, Tigger and Moe. Tony spent many years working in a machine shop as a metal fabricator. He then used the skills he developed and became a self-employed contractor.
Left to cherish Tony’s memory is his mother, Gladys Wilkinson; sister, Kathryn Wilkinson Smith, and husband, James; brother, Chad Wilkinson and wife, Alisha; nephew, Westyn Wilkinson; as well as a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins who reside in Maryland. Tony is preceded in death by his father, Alton L. Wilkinson, and 2 sets of grandparents, Ezra and Evelyn Blank and Bill and May Wilkinson.
Serving as Pallbearers are Chad Wilkinson, James Smith, Brandon Moss, CJ Preston and Larry Waters. Serving as Honorary Pallbearer is Westyn Wilkinson.
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