Tony Dildy

March 22, 1959 – October 4, 2021

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A Celebration of Life service for Tony D. Dildy, 62, is set for 1:00 pm Friday at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Bro. Nelson High and Bro. Jared Hight officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends Thursday from 5:00 to 9:00 and Friday 10:00 to service time at the church.

Tony died October 4, 2021 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was born March 22, 1959 in Corinth, MS to the late HB and Atri Dildy. He attended Church of the Crossroads and owned Dildy’s Garage. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, drag racing and spoiling his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Tommy Dildy and Jerry Dildy; sister, Karen Dildy; son-in-law, Ryan James; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, James and Valerie Nelson.

Tony is survived by his wife, Helen Nelson Dildy; son, Jeremy Dildy (Deeana); daughters, Tonya Fish (Jacob) and Sonya Butler; brother, Bennie Dildy (Darnell); sister, Tammy Barnes (Terry); grandchildren, Rebekah Dildy, Adam Dildy that is on the way, Grant Hall, Kyleigh Butler, Brandy Fish, Logan Fish and Topanga Fish; special sister-in-law, Linda Bobo; and a host of other family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Leaman Phillips, Grant Hall, Andy Machado, Danny Butler, Jacob Fish, Stacy Hall, and Dewayne Dildy.

Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Blackburn, Dennis McGee and Terry Barnes.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Dildy family.

Arrangements are under the care of Memorial Funeral Home.


  • Receiving of Family and Friends

    Thursday, October 7, 2021

  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, October 8, 2021

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