George A. “Sonny” Touhey, 93, of Front Royal, Virginia passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019, in his home with his family by his side.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 3 at 2:00 p.m. at Marlow Heights Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Bunce officiating. Interment will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery.
Sonny was born on August 14, 1925, in New York City, New York son of the late Joseph Touhey and Virgie Corder Touhey. He was a proud lifelong employee of the Viscose, FMC and Avtex retiring after many dedicated years. After retirement, Sonny worked an additional 20 years for the Avtex Superfund. He was a lifelong member of the Marlow Heights Baptist Church and a member the Bowling Green Country Club. Sonny was an avid golfer, avid fisherman and hunter and loved and enjoyed the outdoors. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. He was married to his beloved Thelma for 67 years until her passing in 2012.
Surviving are a son Roger Touhey and daughter-in-law Mary Langfitt Touhey of Front Royal; two grandsons Nathan Touhey of Front Royal and Matthew Touhey and wife Seancee of Alabaster, Alabama; one granddaughter Natalie Touhey-Long and husband Jason of Stephens City; and six great-grandchildren Bradley Wildridge Touhey, Savannah Long, Mikayla Touhey, Madison Touhey, Taylor Long and Avery Long.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Friday, May 3 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Marlow Heights Baptist Church.