Everett A. “Tony” Cruz







Everett A. “Tony” Cruz

Virden – Everett A. “Tony” Cruz, 73, of Virden, IL passed away at 9:30 P.M. Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at St. John’s Hospice, Springfield, IL with his loving wife and family at his bedside.

Tony was born March 5, 1946 in Tampa, FL a son to Leo J. and Doris (Gordon) Cruz.  Tony married Karen S. Lovely on August 5, 1967 in Key West, FL.

Tony was a member of the Prairie Temple Assembly of God Church, Virden, IL.  He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a carpenter and contractor.  He was an avid Salt Water Fisherman and loved spending time with his family.

Surviving Tony is his wife, Karen S. Cruz of Virden, IL; son, Anthony J. (Beth) Cruz of Virden, IL; daughter, Tiffany S. (Donnie) Snow of Virden, IL; sisters, Barbara Gibson and Claudia Sanders both of Lakeland, FL; grandchildren, Isaac Cruz, Zachary Snow, Hannah Cruz, Emily Snow, Jacob Cruz and several nieces and nephews.  Preceding Tony in death are his parents and a brother, Jackie Cruz.

Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until Noon Monday, October 21, 2019 at the Prairie Temple Assembly of God Church, Virden, IL with the Funeral Service starting immediately following the visitation with Rev. Terry Turner officiating.  Pallbearers:  Anthony Cruz, Donnie Snow, Zachary Snow, Jackie Cruz, Hannah Cruz, Jacob Cruz and Doug Snow with Honorary Pallbearer Art Strubbe.  Memorials may be made to the Prairie Temple Assembly of God Church, Virden, IL.  Interment will be in the Virden Cemetery, Virden, IL.  To leave a comment for the family, please visit:  www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com

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  1. Tiffany, my heart hurts for you and your family. I’m so very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Lots of hugs

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