Leonard Boyd Toney, 78, of Sallisaw, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in Vian, OK. Boyd and his twin brother, Lloyd, were born on June 3, 1937 in Akins, OK to Percy and Maggie Mae (Christenberry) Toney. In 1959, he was married to Bonnie Anderson, they had lived on his farm for 53 years before her passing in 2013.Boyd worked as an electrician, farmer and furniture maker. His greatest love was visiting and watching his grandchildren and great grandchildren play. He was an excellent storyteller from stories of the past. He always had a smile and loved helping others.Boyd was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, 4 brothers and 5 sisters.Boyd is survived by his children; Rita Toney Miller of Coweta, OK, Darron Toney of Sallisaw, Kendall Toney of Charleston, AR and Alan Toney of Sallisaw, OK. 4 sisters; Lois Armstrong of Sallisaw, Nora Ferguson of Tulsa, Zelma Glass of Muskogee and Velma Rider of Sallisaw. Grandchildren; Darah Toney, Amanda Toney, Katie Miller, Jon Toney, Daryl Rogers, Chanisty Toney, Joston Toney, Alston Toney, Austin Miller, Kendra Toney and Sydnie Bodine. Great Grandchildren; Tucker Rogers, Jacob Toney, Parker Rogers, Payton Wyers and Brayden Bodine.Visitation will be Sunday, May 22, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. with family greeting friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 23, 2016 at Forever Memories Funeral Services with Monroe Lowrimore officiating. Burial to follow in the Redland Cemetery of Muldrow. Casket bearers will be; Cecil Toney, Haskell Toney, Richard Wayne Toney, Donnie Toney, Jon Toney and Austin Miller. Honorary bearers will be Richard, Russell, Bob Rape, Henry Isham, Blakely Smith, Steve Russell and Kevin Parks.
Leonard Boyd Toney