Anthony Richard Willette, of North Redington Beach, FL, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 2, 2018, with his loved ones by his side. He was was 76 years old.
Born in Norfolk, VA on December 22 1941, Tony was the son of Wilfred Joseph Willette and Julia Baines Helke.
Tony is survived by his children, Bruce Richard Willette and Leigh Ann Rainey, and his beloved companion, Molly McCulloch; his grandchildren, John Freeman Rainey, Ann Louise Crichton Rainey, Katharine Alexis Willette, and Evelyn Anne Willette.
Tony was a doting grandfather and loving father who reminded us to appreciate every minute you were able to spend with your loved ones. Tony’s charisma, quick wit and loving heart will be missed greatly by those who knew him. He always appreciated a good, long meal with family and friends, watching and talking sports with his son, Bruce, and being in touch with his growing grandchildren.
The family would like to thank the staff in the intensive care unit at St. Anthony’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fl for the love and care they gave to Tony and his family during his final few days.
The family of Anthony Richard Willette is being served by Brett Funeral Home of St. Petersburg, FL . His life will be celebrated and remembered during a private memorial service.