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Tony Washington, Jr.

Melfa - Tony R. Washington, 76, of Melfa, departed this life on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Shore Health and Rehab Center in Parksley, Virginia.

Born in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Tony was the son of the late Tony R. Washington, Sr. and Carrie Henderson Washington. He was also known as "Big T", "T", "Mr. Washington," "Coach Washington," and "Coach T". Tony was married to Earline Page Washington and they shared forty-seven years together. He was an educator, as well as a coach of football and track and field in both Accomack and Northampton Counties. He was instrumental in developing the football program for the Accomack County Parks and Recreation Department. After retiring from Nandua High School, he went on to become the first and only Head Basketball Coach at the Eastern Shore Community College.

A funeral service was held at Nandua High School, on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Interment was in the Nedab Cemetery, Daugherty.

Coach Washington leaves to cherish his memories: his devoted wife, Earline P. Washington; two sons, Tony "TJ" Washington, III, and Todd Washington; one sister, Luetta Washington; seven grandchildren; a dedicated niece, Christine Harrod; sister-in-law, Velma Smith; brother-in-law, Ervin Page; two aunts-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, and the many athletes whose lives he impacted.

Arrangements were made by Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Inc., Accomac.
Published in The Daily Times on Oct. 3, 2018
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