Anthony “Tony” Ely Creech
December 5, 1949 – January 9, 2020
ZEBULON – Anthony Ely Creech, known as Tony to his wife & Pinky to his siblings, age 70, died Thursday. He was born in Johnston County to the late Worth & Ruby Manning Creech. He was a truckdriver & enjoyed horses and trail riding. He was a caring husband, father, grandfather, & brother. He was preceded in death by a son, Brian Creech & brother, Steve Creech.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Linda Wynne Creech of the home, children, Michael Creech of Wendell, Mark Creech (Tracey) of Spring Hope, Ricky King (Frances) of Zebulon, Wendy Winston (Bill) of Wake Forest, brothers, Stacy Creech (Joyce), Phil Creech (Maude), both of Zebulon, grandchildren Michael, Ashley (Zach), Nicole, Kelly, Taylor, Briannna, Jordan, Brittany, Gregory, Natalie, Madison, Ricky (Erica), Jamie, Hannah, & numerous great grandchildren.
Funeral 2 pm, Sunday, Watkins Chapel Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Arrangments are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC 27591. Full obit at www.stricklandfuneral.com.