Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Tony Lee Crisp

06/18/1966 - 10/07/2021

Tony Lee Crisp, age 55 of Murphy, went home to be with his Lord Thursday, October 07, 2021. Surviving of the home is his loving wife, Marla Chastain Crisp.

He was born in Cherokee County, NC to Joann Smith Crisp and the late Robert Edward Crisp. Tony graduated from Murphy High School in 1984, worked at OMC for almost 20 years and at Snap-On for 19 years as a machinist. He loved spending time with his wife, family and friends. Tony also enjoyed fishing, camping, Jeep riding, motorcycles and welding.

In addition to his father, Tony is preceded in death by an infant son, Tony Lee Crisp, Jr; a stepson, D.J. Payne; grandparents, Ed and Mae Anderson and Earl Van and Lois Smith; and father and mother in law, Harvey and Faye Chastain. Surviving in addition to his wife, is his mother, Joann Smith Crisp; stepson, Evan Payne; a sister, Debra Ann Qualls; a sister in law, Cindy Chastain Johnson and Rick Carlson of Marble; brothers in law, Doug Chastain and Kristie of Mineral Bluff, GA, Darryl Chastain and Jeffrey Chastain of Murphy; nephews, Andrew Johnson, Ethan, Aaron and Ian Chastain; and longtime family friend, Renee Griggs of Marble.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2pm on Monday, October 11, 2021 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Rev. Ronnie Crisp and Rev. Dennis Ashe will officiate. Rev. Ronnie Crisp's Family and Cassie Conley will conduct music. Burial will be at Macedonia Baptist Church. Pallbearers will be Andrew Johnson, Doug Chastain, David Williams, Paul Bryant, Brent Crisp and Mark Gibson. Honorary pallbearers are Rick Carlson, Jerry Tinney, Lee Waters, Scott Caylor and Carl Bateman.

The family will receive friends from 12pm-2pm on Monday, October 11, 2021 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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