Anthony Ray “Tony” Caudle
Aug. 8, 1952 –
Aug. 3, 2018
Tony was born in Albemarle, N.C. to Rachel Caudle and the late Ray Caudle.
The family moved to Florida when Tony was about 2 and lived in Lake Worth, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.
Maintaining strong ties with family in N.C., Tony spent many summers on the family farm, driving the tractor and enjoying all things mechanical.
In West Palm, he became a member of John I Leonard marching band, enjoying trips and competition.
After graduation, he followed his father into the propane gas industry, specializing in repair.
Tony was a NASCAR enthusiast and collector, visiting many team and racing shops in the Carolinas.
Tony passed after a brief hospital stay.
He is survived by his mother, Rachel Bolton Caudle of Misenheimer; daughter Megan Gangitano of Jupiter, FL; sister Olivia Magee (Rogers) of Charlotte, N.C., extended family and special friends.
Private graveside inurnment Sept. 12, 2018, Wesley Chapel United Methodist, Misenheimer, N.C.
Memorials to American Cancer Association, or charity of choice.