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Anthony “Tony” James Custer

March 05, 1958 - May 18, 2019

Anthony “Tony” James Custer, 61, of Johnson City, TN, passed away on Saturday, May 18th, 2019 with his family by his side.

Tony was born in Waukengan, Illinois in 1958. He graduated from Zion Benton High School class of 77. After graduating he felt called to serve his country and went into the Army where he served faithfully and dutifully. He received Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Rifle M-16 (Marksman), and Hand Grenade (Marksman) medals.

After Tony was honorably discharged he married his neighborhood sweetheart whom he had known for many years. They had three wonderful children whom Tony loved dearly. He was a good husband, provider, and spent most of his time with family. He was a great gardener and always had a plenty of fresh vegetables on hand. Tony will be greatly missed by those who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Kathrine Mureil.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 32 years, Carol Custer; son, Joshua Custer; daughter, Elizabeth Custer; grandson, Jacob Custer; parents, Albert and Agnes Custer; brothers, David and John Custer; sister, Melanie.

Military graveside service will be held at Mountain Home National Cemetery on May 24th at 1pm with honors provided by American Legion Hammonds Post 3 / Gate City 265.

Trinity Memorial Centers Funeral Home (423-723-8177) is honored to be serving the family.