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Tony Diggs

April 4, 1955 ~ August 5, 2019 (age 64)


Tony Dale Diggs, 64, of Albemarle, passed away Monday, August 5, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, August 9, 2019 at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Brandon Bowers will officiate and interment will follow at Stanly Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 6:00 until 8:00PM at Edwards Funeral Home.

Tony was born on April 4, 1955 in Stanly County to the late Henry ‘Dan’ Hinson Diggs and Rachel Thompson Diggs, who survives. He was a body shop supervisor for 40 years at Crook Motor Company in Albemarle.

Tony will be remembered for his sense of humor and his kind and compassionate heart. He always went above and beyond to help those in need and always made sure his family and friends were taken care of.

In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Tonya Diggs Brooks.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife Vicki Burleson Diggs of the home; son: Eric Diggs of New London; sister: Lori Poplin and husband David of Norwood; brother Danny Diggs and wife Vickie of Norwood; three grandchildren: Jace Diggs, Tanner Brooks and fiancé Keely Purser, and Bryson Brooks; one great-granddaughter, Paislee Brooks; son-in-law Bryon Brooks; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to a care fund set up for Tony’s wife Vicki to help with her care. You can make payments at a Uwharrie Bank branch or mail payments to: Uwharrie Bank  ATTN: JULIE GOODMAN PO Box 338, Albemarle, NC 28002. Please make checks payable to Vicki Diggs and state ‘Memorial fund ’on the memo Line.

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August 7, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Edwards Funeral Homes
120 College Street
Norwood, NC 28128

Funeral Service
August 9, 2019

11:00 AM
Edwards Funeral Homes
120 College Street
Norwood, NC 28128

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