Tony Orion Prewitt

Tony Orion Prewitt


Tony Orion Prewitt, 59, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2024, in Fayetteville, NC. He was born March 27, 1964, in Kirksville, MO, a son of Karen (Treasure) Prewitt the late Roger Prewitt.

He was a graduate of Keokuk High School, class of 1982. He went on to join the U.S. Air Force where he served for 8 years as a Heavy Equipment Operator during Operation Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia. He was also stationed at England Airforce Base, Louisiana and Bitburg Airforce Airbase, Germany. Tony was a Certified Surgical Technologist at Keokuk Area Hospital and most currently the VA Hospital in Fayetteville, NC. He enjoyed shark tooth hunting, relaxing on the beach with a cocktail, traveling the world, collecting baseball cards and whiskey, and cooking for his family. He was famous for his beef jerky, chicken wings, and bread pudding. More than anything else, he loved spending time with his kids and grandchildren. He had a great sense of humor and was known for making jokes with his co-workers, friends, and family.
Tony is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Sheryl (Londrie) Prewitt; seven children, Amanda Francois (Benson), Tabetha Ratliff (Jacob), Elizabeth Keener (Michael), Gabrielle Klus-White (Derek), Kara Parker (William), Joseph White, Tyler Prewitt (Gracie); seven grandchildren, Alex, Amelia, and Ezra Francois, Lincoln Ratliff, Vivian and Jackson Keener, and Aubrey Klus; two siblings, Todd Prewitt (Lisa) and Tessa Prewitt; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life graveside service with military honors for Tony will be at 12:00 pm Monday, March 25, 2024, at the East Center Cemetery in Kirksville, MO, under the direction of Travis-Noe Funeral Home of Kirksville.

Flowers may be sent to the funeral home while donations may be made to the surviving wife Sheryl Prewitt via Venmo, @Prewcrew, or left or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.

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Signed by: Paula on March 21, 2024

Kara and Tyler, you are both in our thoughts and prayers. We can not express how sorry we are for the loss of your dad. He was su h a great man
Much love Darin and Paula Blaise and family

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