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Trenton - Anthony S. "Tony" Cruse, 41 of Trenton, FL passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 at Haven Hospice of Gainesville after a long illness. Tony was born in Gainesville and was a life long resident of the Trenton area. Tony was a Deputy Sheriff for Gilchrist Co. He was of the Baptist Faith and a member of the Carlton Masonic Lodge in Trenton and the Shrine Club. Tony was always willing to help others and give of himself to the community.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents Wesly and Pollie Bass.

Tony is survived by his devoted wife, Carolyn of Trenton, FL; son, Matthew and wife Larah Cruse of Bell, FL; daughter-Gracie Cruse of Trenton, FL; father, Kenneth and wife Belinda Cruse of High Springs, FL; mother, Linda Fisher and husband Mike of High Springs, FL; brother, Jason and wife Cheryl of High Springs, FL; grandparents, Lonnie and Marcile Cruse of High Springs.

There will be gathering at Pine Grove Baptist Church on Friday, Jan. 24th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM all are welcome to attend and share with the family. Tony's celebration of life will be Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at 11:00 am at Pine Grove Baptist Church, with the burial to follow at Bethel Baptist Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Gracie Cruse college fund at Capital City Bank in memory of Tony.

Arrangements by

Roberts Funeral Homes, Downtown Chapel.

Ocala, FL, 352-622-4141.

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Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24, 2014
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