NEWPORT NEWS, VA - James Anthony 'Tony' Sona, 41, passed away on Monday, February 25, 2013. Tony was a native of Charleston, SC and was a Peninsula resident since 2007. He was a Veteran of the US Air Force
and was employed as a Service Manager with Denbigh Firestone. Tony was preceded in death by his mother Debra Gail Vaughan. He is survived by his wife of 23 years Candace 'Candy' Sona; a daughter Allison Sona Golliher and her husband Christopher; and two sons, Andrew and A.J. Sona, all of Newport News. He is also survived by his father Lawrence O. Sona and his wife Marilyn of Cross, SC; two brothers; three sisters; and five grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Thursday, February 28, in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Children's Hospital of the Kings Daughters.