Anthony Ward “Tony” Milton
May 16, 1962 - January 23, 2021
Anthony Ward “Tony” Milton, age 58, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Saturday, January 23, 2021, at his home. He was born May 16, 1962, in St. Louis, MO, the son of Ward and Temple Milton. He married Pamela Ada on December 23, 1994, in Venita, OK. Tony worked as a welder for Kline Tools in Ft. Scott, a security guard at Price Chopper in Gardner, KS, and for USD 234 in various capacities including driving the special needs bus. He greatly enjoyed the children he transported. Tony also served as a volunteer sheriff’s deputy. He liked playing video games, watching broadcast news, and listening to the radio. Tony was a huge Chiefs fan. He was a member of the First Baptist Church where he served as head usher and formerly as deacon.
Survivors include his wife Pam of the home; 5 children, Maneka, Arthon, Ackland, Aztreia, and Mishken Milton; and several brothers and sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Andre Milton.
Rev. Ken Ansell will conduct funeral services at 2:00 PM Friday afternoon at the First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the West Plains Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Tony Milton Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.