Anthony Floyd Deriso, II

January 2019, Obituaries

The funeral service for Mr. Anthony Floyd Deriso II of Plains, GA will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at the Lebanon Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia. Burial will follow at the Greater New Lebanon Cemetery.

Anthony Floyd Deriso, II was born in Portsmouth, VA on April 17, 1990 to Anthony Floyd Deriso and Eula Faye Deriso. Anthony was better known to his family and friends as “Tony D”. He was educated in the Sumter County School System and graduated from Americus-Sumter County High School in 2009. He furthered his education at South Georgia Technical College in Americus, GA where he was enrolled in the Welding Program. He was employed at the Williams Peanut Farm in Plains, GA.

Tony believed in Jesus Christ and attended Greater New Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church and later moved his membership to Freedom Harvest Worship Center in Leslie, GA. He was preceded in death by his late grandfather Dennis Melton, sister Nikita “Kitty” Deriso, and aunt Shamona Davis. God called his angel, Tony home Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, GA. Tony was an all around lovable and admirable person. He loved sports and was a fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Chicago Bulls .

Memories of his life will forever be cherished in the lives of his loving and devoted parents: Anthony and Eula Deriso of Plains, GA; grandparents: Emma Lundy (Calvin) of Plains, GA; Floyd and Pastor Georgia Deriso of DeSoto, GA; one brother, Tre’von Dodson of Americus, GA; one sister, Shavon (LaNorris) Sawyer of Atlanta, GA; three uncles: Ervin (Keisha) Melton of Dublin, GA, Eric (Kenyatta) Deriso of Albany, GA and Kelsey (Denise) Deriso of Williamsburg, VA; two aunts: LaSondra (late Alfonso) Swain of Americus, GA and Jacqueline (Calvin) King of Americus, GA; one niece, Olivia Sawyer of Atlanta, GA; one nephew, Cason Sawyer of Atlanta, GA; and a host of loving cousins, relatives and friends including three devoted brothers: Kabrian Jackson, Lonnie Goodwin, Jr. and Jacoby Robinson.