Anthony “Tony” Ray Vermillion, 50, of St. Louis, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019. Tony was born on July 23, 1968, in St. Louis to Benny Vermillion and the late Sandra (nee Hopson) Vermillion. He was a talented artist across several mediums and was able to bring out unique beauty in his wood pieces as well as paper and canvas. He enjoyed constantly adding to his breadth of knowledge and engaging his vocabulary through playing scrabble with his friends and family.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019, from noon until time of service at 2 pm at Calvary Pentecostal Church in Villa Ridge, Missouri. Burial will follow at the Sunset cemetery. Memorial donations are appreciated to Calvary Pentecostal Church.
Tony is survived by his father, Benny Vermillion, of Salem, Missouri; four children, Ashley Brown and husband Jerod of Logan, OH, Devon Vermillion of Logan, OH, Calista Vermillion of Columbia, MO, and Logan Rhoades of Pacific, MO; six grandchildren, Trevor and Meadow Rain Brown, and Anna, Evin, Evelyn, and Maverick Vermillion; one step-grandchild, Olivia; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Sandra Vermillion; paternal grandparents, Ray and Goldie Vermillion; and maternal grandparents, Carroll and Alberta Hopson.
Arrangements in care of Nieburg-Vitt, Thiebes Funeral Home in Pacific.