Anthony Ray "Tony" Parfitt, 42 - Formerly of Spencer

Anthony Ray "Tony" Parfitt, 42, of Gastonia, North Carolina, formerly of Spencer, West Virginia died Tuesday May 25, 2010 at his residence, after a brief illness.

He was born July 7, 1967 in Ravenna, Ohio, a son of the late Thomas Webster and Mary Lee Casto Parfitt. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a twin sister, Angella Parfitt Wallace.

Survivors include two daughters, Miarha Berry of Parkersburg, WV and Tina Clark of Bakersville, NC; a brother, Thomas Parfitt of Murrells Inlet, SC; a sister, Patricia Smith of Leroy, WV; three step brothers, Russell Parfitt of Chester, SC, Randall Isaac of Walton, WV and Richard Isaac of Spencer; a step sister, Linda Sears of Dayton, OH.

Per his request, he was cremated and a private service will be held at a later date.

Obituary submitted by John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer.