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Tony Handford, Jr.

December 11, 1956 ~ August 30, 2020 (age 63)


                            A Time to Be Born

Tony Handford, Jr. was born on December 11, 1956 to the late John Frank Handford of Bainbridge, Georgia, and Corrine Fields of Woodbine, Georgia.


                                 A Time to Die

Sunday, August 30, 2020, Tony gained his wings and went on home to glory.


                              A Time to Grow

Tony was educated in the Decatur County Public School System, in Bainbridge, Georgia. He began his employment at Decatur Gin Company, Inc. in the early 90s until the present. He was promoted to Warehouse Manager in 2017 and served proudly until his demise. Decatur Gin Company became a family away from family. His primary hobby was mechanics and he loved his cat, dearly.


                                 A Time to Love

On April 28, 2006, Tony married and devoted his life to Mrs. Jenifer Elaine Hightower Kimball (Handford) and for the next fourteen years, they built and blended their lives into one. Love knew no bounds.


                               A Time to Mourn

In addition to his parents, Tony was preceded in death by a brother by God, Ramzy Jenkins, affectionately known as "Uncle Buddy" and one grandson,  Antreyvious Rogers.

Tony is survived by his devoted wife, Jenifer Elaine Handford of Bainbridge, Georgia; his children: Taishia Jackson (Avil), Anthony Rogers, Tazamesha Rogers, Victoria Gorham (Benwan), Richard Handford, Tevin Handford. Step-children: Cambryo Hightower, Nagenia Hightower (Willie), Kewaun Hightower (Geraldine), and Takila McPherson (Shanta). He is also survived by a devoted cousin/ sister, Keonna Fiazae (Bruce), and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Graveside Service
September 4, 2020

10:00 AM
Jonas Lobe Cemetery
1287 Carter Street
Bainbridge, GA 39819

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