Anthony "Tony" Simone, age 97, of Canton, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 7, 2010. He was born on July 13, 1913, in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan to the late Phillip and Rose Simone. Tony was a graduate of Lincoln High School. He retired from Canton City School following 29 years of service. Tony also repaired radio and TVs most of his life. He attended Trinity Gospel Temple and enjoyed camping and fishing. Tony was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette (Columbo) Simone, to whom he was married 57 years. He is survived by his two daughters, Judy Wilhelm and Nancy (Roy) Glover; four grandchildren, Bill Wilhelm, Jennifer Ward, Angel Rinehart and Kris Glover; six great-grandchildren; and sister, Mary Ficarra. The family would like to extend a special "thank you" to Villa Maria for their outstanding care and kindness. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 12pm in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel with Brother Dave Lombardi officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. Calling hours will be held prior to the service on Saturday from 10-12pm in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Trinity Gospel Temple (1612 Tuscarawas St. W., Canton, OH 44708). Those wishing to send their condolences or share a fond memory may sign the Reed Online Guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com.