Charles Fletcher Toney
Charles Fletcher Toney
  • December 8, 1934 - January 17, 2018
  • Goodlettsville, Tennessee

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Charles Fletcher Toney, age 83, went to be with His Lord, Jesus Christ on January 17, 2018.

Charles was born December 8, 1934 in Pleasant Shade, TN, the son of James Oval Toney and Lora Gladis (Dillehay) Toney. He was a 1953 graduate of Smith County High School where he was an honor student and voted most likely to succeed. He worked for Merrick Engineering/Ingersoll Rand for over 30 years as a supervisor.

Charles was a devoted husband and loving father and grand-father. His children and grand-children were the pride of his life. He was always quick to lend helping hands to his many friends. He never met a stranger.

The family would like to express its deepest appreciation to Dr. Angelo Canonico and the staff at St. Thomas West Hospital for their loving care for the past 14 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister Betty Jean Gulley, and brother, James Barry Toney.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Allie Bell (Sue) Toney, his son, Randall Toney (Rhonda), his daughter, Lisa Toney Wilkerson (Steve) ; grand-children, Charlie Toney (Jessica), Michelle Toney, Kendrick and Kaylea Wilkerson, and great grandchild Murray Toney; sister, Nina Ruth McReynolds; and brother, Billy Dean Toney.

He was a member of Metro Baptist Church and the Jere Baxter Masonic Lodge.

Active Pallbearers: Charlie Toney, Kendrick Wilkerson, Chris Parker, Todd Parker, Kenneth Reeder, Bob Kirby, Melvin Spears, John Velpel.

Remembrances and memorial contributions can be made to Metro Baptist Church.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, Jan. 20 at 10am with Pastor Phil Martin officiating. Family will receive friends Friday, Jan. 19 from 2-8pm and Saturday from 8am until service time at Forest Lawn Funeral Home.