Tony V. Grey
Tony V. Grey Oxnard, CA Tony V. Grey, 79, of Oxnard, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at St. Johns Regional Hospital in Oxnard. Tony was born in Manila, Philippines on July 28, 1937. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1960 and retired as a Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9) in 1982. He received five Good Conduct Medals, Navy Achievement Medal, and Combat Action Ribbon as well as other military service awards and decorations during a 22-year naval career. He then worked in Federal civil service as a Logistics Management Specialist from 1983 until his retirement in 1999. He is a recipient of several civilian awards. He volunteered for many community organizations. Tony was the Executive Director of the Filipino American Council since its inception in 1987. He served as a current member of the Board of Directors of Oxnard College Foundation. He was past Grand Knight, 1985-86, of the Knights of Columbus, Council 750. Oxnard Las Cortes, Inc. Foundation Board of Directors, Navy League Ventura County Council, Former Board of Director, KC Mission San Buenaventura Assembly (4th Degree & Color Corp) as well as serving on many community boards. Tony is survived by his second wife, Cecilia of Oxnard; his three Sisters, Nene, Mehl and Marissa; three sons from his first marriage, Tony Jr, Phillip and Andy; six Grandchildren, AJ, Sean, Keana, Alana, Danica and Kalani. And his first Great-Granddaughter, Calla. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary, his parents, Maximo and Angela and his Brother, Herby; as well as his step-father, Marciano. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests making a donation in Tony's name to your favorite veteran fund. Visitation will be held from 10:00am to 10:00pm on Thursday, October 20, 2016 with a rosary to be recited at 7:00pm. Visitation also on Friday, October 21, 2016 from 2:00pm to 10:00pm with a rosary to be recited at 7:00pm at the Garcia Mortuary chapel in Oxnard. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:00am on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at St. Anthony's Church. To sign the family's online guestbook, share stories, and post pictures please visit our website: www.garciamortuaryoxnard.com and click on Tony's name located below "Obituaries." Funeral arrangements are under the direction of GARCIA MORTUARY, 629 South A Street, Oxnard. For further information, please call (805) 486-9148.
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