Nathaniel Toney
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Nathaniel "Sonny" Toney, 77 of Gary, IN was born and raised in Columbia, MS. He moved to Gary, IN in 1960 and remained until his passing on December 28, 2017. He was employed by the American General Boxcar Company and later Inland Steel for 30 years. Nathaniel is preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Bernice Toney, parents Sedgie and Ethel Toney, Brother Cecil Dukes and Sister Jessie May Toney. He is survived by brother Eddie Hue Toney of Plantation, FL, sons Anthony (Tonia) Toney of Bolingbrook, IL, Aubrey Toney of Gary, Daughters Angela of Gary, Audrey (David) Soto of Jacksonville, FL and Anetrus Toney of Gary; 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends. Visitation Friday January 5, 2018 from 4-6p.m. Funeral Services Saturday January 6, 2018 at 11:00a.m. both will be held at First A.M.E. Church 2045 Massachusetts Street. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.



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Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 3, 2018.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
JAN
5
Visitation
04:00 - 06:00 PM
JAN
6
Funeral service
11:00 AM
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January 6, 2018
My sincerest condolences to the Toney family. I had the opportunity to meet Mr Toney only once, but it was a pleasure. The impression both Toney parents made on me was that they were beautiful people. This should have been of no surprise as their beauty is reflected in both the children and grandchildren that I have come to know and are really like family to me. Much love to you all and may you have comfort in the ressurection hope and the power you receive from God's word to help you to endure.
Gwen Sanders
January 4, 2018
Praying for the entire Toney family. I'm so saddened to hear of Mr. Toney's passing. As a High School friend of Audrey's I spent a lot of time at the Toney residence. Mr. & Mrs. Toney were always genuinely kind and welcoming to me....Like a home away from home. I am truly saddened by her passing and now his. May good memories of your parents comfort and keep you all.

God Bless

Sincere Cindolences
Tammy Teamer
January 4, 2018
I am so sorry for the loss of Mr. Toney. (So soon) I am praying for the family at this time of need. I am sorry I won't be able to make it. I do love you all. My childhood family for real.
Sohna Duff (Love)
January 3, 2018
I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Nathaniel's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of peace towards us, to give us a future and a hope, may that bring you comfort in this time of sorrow.
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