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Tony Townsend

Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

Laura Ketter Townsend, with the love and support of the Ketter, Alexander, and Towsend families, with great sorrow announces the passing her beloved husband Tony Townsend, 55, of Charlotte, NC. This sad event occurred on January 18th, 2018 at Carolina Medical Center –Main in Charlotte, NC. Along with his loving  and devoted wife of 28 years,  he leaves to cherish his memories his mother, Julia R. Randolph. He leaves three sons to carry on his legacy, Dominic Wreh of Charlotte, Anthony (Tony) Townsend of Palm Springs, California, D’ontray Townsend (Brittany) stationed in Englewood Colorado ; and one daughter, Angel Townsend of Charlotte, North Carolina.  His brothers : Cedric Alexander of Charlotte, North Carolina, Cleo Alexander of Durham, North Carolina and Kelvin Townsend of Hagerstown, Maryland. Sisters: Ernestine Alexander of Concord, North Carolina, Yvonne Sharpe, of Charlotte ,Yvette Haynes of Kings Mountain, Ruth Davis (John), Sonya Randolph, Vickie McCorbin (Christopher) of Charlotte, North Carolina.  Grandchildren:  Toni Teah, Arryssa Townsend, A’laiyah Townsend,  and Ava Townsend. Four brothers-in-law:  Edwin, Abraham, Alfred, and Philip; and sisters-in-law, Catherine, Rose, Marie,  and Rachel. Tony is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and devoted friends.  He was loved by many and cared for by all. 

Home Going  Celebrations  Will Be Held As Follows:

FEBRUARY 2ND , 2018                                    

Wake Keeping  : 7:00 P.M – 9:00 P.M   

Grier Funeral Service
115 John McCarroll Ave.  Charlotte, NC 28216

Visitation: 10 A.M. – 11:00 A.M

Parkwood  Institutional  CME Church
802 Tom Hunter  Rd. Charlotte, North Carolina 28213

Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M. 

Parkwood  Institutional  CME Church
802 Tom Hunter  Rd. Charlotte, North Carolina 28213

Repass Immediately after Interment -

 Hickory Grove United Methodist Church

6401 Hickory Grove Rd Charlotte, NC 28215



Hotel Information:
   Drury Inn & Suites Charlotte University Place
   415  West W.T. Harris Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28262
   To make reservations for held rooms use  link below
   Telephone: (704) 593-0700   

   Residence Inn Charlotte - University Research Pak
   Group Rate:  $104 - $119 per night
   Telephone: (704) 547-1122 ( Reservation under “Tony ‘s Service)

Contacts for Information
   Capitola Greene (704)-649-0167
   Phillip Ketter – (980) 636-9855
   Selma Yahnquee (704)491-3486
   Abraham James – (980) 833-7186
   Oritha Manneh –(704) 904-1561
   Joanna Cole -  ( 704)229-0703