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Billy Dean Toney, 68, of Erwin, died Wednesday, July 6, 2011. He was a native of Unicoi County, and a son of the late Reed and Avon McIntosh Toney.
Mr. Toney attended the North Erwin Church of Christ. He had worked for ten years in maintenance for KFC and Pizza Inn until his retirement in 1993.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Linda Johnson Toney; son, Shannon Toney and fiancé, Cindy Holly, of Erwin; daughter, Dawn Toney of Elizabethton; brothers, Lowell Toney of Ill., Hank Jones of Va.; sisters, Jo Ann Edwards of Erwin, Paulett Kyker of Jonesborough, Joyce Brandon of Fla.; sister-in-law, Barbara Leedy of Erwin; brother-in-law, Buddy Johnson of Erwin; grandchildren, Joshua Dean and Jacob Miller; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held at 1 p.m., Friday, July 8, in the chapel of Valley Funeral Home. The Rev.Danny Jones officiated.
Interment followed inEvergreen Cemetery.
Valley Funeral Home was in charge.