Tony Morningstar

Died: July 6, 2021
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Anthony P. ‘Tony’ Morningstar, age 38, of Lima passed away 8:02 a.m., Tuesday, July 06, 2021 at Lima Memorial. He was born September 5, 1982 to Larry Duane Morningstar and the late Dorcas S. Gilbert.
Tony enjoyed cooking, camping and being outdoors. He was a car enthusiast having owned a sweet Monte Carlo. He also enjoyed all types of music. He had been a cook at Golden Corral Buffet & Grill.
Additional survivors include a daughter Piper Ann Ganser of Coldwater, siblings: Jared (Emma Ankenbrandt) Morningstar of Maumee, Allison (Yusef) Sharaf of Wapak, Faith (Travis) Christy of Wapak, niece and nephew: Olivia Varuska and Naveed Sharaf; Paternal grandmother Ruth Morningstar of Wapak, maternal grandfather Fred (Esther) Gilbert of Indiana; aunts and uncle: Kris Moringstar of Lima, Keith Morningstar of Columbus, Lyn Morningstar of Wapak and Deanne O’Connell of Washington State.
He was preceded in death by a brother: John Liesner, stepmother Lora Morningstar, paternal grandfather John Morningstar and maternal grandmother Audra Waterman.
A gathering will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2021 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville
Memorial contributions may be given for an education fund for Piper c/o Lyn Morningstar 18660 Fairmount Rd Wapakoneta, OH 45895.

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Date: Friday, July 16, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806


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Died: July 6, 2021

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Julie Copeland posted on 7/17/21

I'm sorry for your loss.


Jeannie Snider posted on 7/15/21

I'm very sorry for your loss..my thoughts and prayers are with you all..may God keep you all in his comforting and loving hands during this hard time..RIP Tony..no more struggles or pain for you young man....🙏🙌🙏🙌


Jackie Knutzen Pratt posted on 7/9/21

I remember going over to Tony's house a lot as a kid and hanging out when he lived on Court St. Tony was always a happy kid and a lot of fun to be around. Tony was a very kind person with a good heart. He will be missed. My prayers and deepest sympathies go to his family.


Glory Slate posted on 7/9/21

So sorry for your loss


Angela Recker posted on 7/9/21

Larry and family. I am so saddened to hear about this. I know how dear Tony was to you and how much you will miss him. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this tragic time.


Diane Miller posted on 7/9/21

In memory of Tony Morningstar, Diane Miller lit a candle


Wayne & Amy Cox posted on 7/8/21

I am so sorry for your loss and hope and pray that God is with them in this time of need. I have only know Tony for a short time but he was a good person inside and out. My deepest thoughts and prays are with you...So sorry again


Amy & Wayne Cox posted on 7/8/21

I am truly and deeply sorry for your family's loss. I have not know Tony long but he was a amazing heart and soul and is going to missed by so many ❤💙💗


Amy & Wayne Cox posted on 7/8/21

I am sorry for you lost I only know Tony a short time but he was a great person and deserves the best rest easy buddy


shirley posted on 7/8/21

My condolences to his family he trained me at Golden coral may he r.i.p


Rae Lynn Rostorfer posted on 7/8/21