Antonio "Tony" Sanchez, age 71 of Findlay, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 at his residence in Findlay. Tony was born March 4, 1949 in Laredo, Texas to Jesus Antonio and Alicia (Garcia) Sanchez. He served in the Army and was a Vietnam Vet. He married Jaunita M. Guerra on January 17, 1976.
He is preceded in death by his wife Jaunita, his grandson Adrian Barajas, and his parents Jesus and Alicia Sanchez.
Tony loved his family. He is survived by his children Louise M. Sanchez, Edward Sanchez, and Edward's wife Jamie Sanchez, all from Findlay; his brother Gilbert Sanchez and his wife Jennifer Sanchez; and sisters Mary Benjamin and Edna Neal. Also surviving are his grandchildren Mikayla, Katalina, Abigail, Hunter, Evan, and Hailey, plus a great granddaughter Ladrea.
Tony loved football and baseball. His nickname was "Tony the Tiger" and he enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers baseball team. He was a 1967 graduate of Findlay High School.
Visitation for family and friends of Tony will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 2-4:00 p.m. at KIRKPATRICK-BEHNKE FUNERAL HOME, 500 Lima Avenue, Findlay.
Due to COVID-19 risk masks are required at the visitation and social distancing will be observed.
Memorials can be made to the family in care of Tony's son, Edward Sanchez, 1038 Brenda Court, Findlay, Ohio 45840.
Condolences to the family may be sent through www.kirkpatrickbehnke.com.