C. Gladney, 63, resident of Hillsboro
Tony C. Gladney, 63, of Hillsboro, Ore.,died Sunday
afternoon, Oct. 19, 2003, at the Hillsboro Rehab and
Specialty Care in Hillsboro.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Tony Charlie Gladney was born March 26, 1948, in
Wellington, Texas. He was one of four children born to
John and Nora (Gollighugh) Gladney. He was raised and
received his education in Wellington.
Tony joined the U.S. Navy on May 11, 1959. He was
honorably discharged on July 26, 1985, in Meridian,
Miss., with the rank of Chief Petty Officer.
He was united in marriage to Cora Sue Hughes on Oct. 1,
1976 in Seattle, Wash. Following their marriage they
made their home in the Seattle area until 1979 when they
traveled overseas to follow his career in the U.S. Navy.
In 1982 they moved to Meridian, Miss. In 1985 they made
their Oregon home in Hillsboro.
Tony had a career with the U.S. Navy as a Storekeeper
(warehouseman) for 26 years. He retired in 1985 from the
navy and began working for Pacific Office Automation in
Portland, Ore., as a warehouse manager. He retired in
1996 because of health reasons.
Among his special interest he enjoyed fishing, football,
and watching movies. He also enjoyed reading and camping
trips with his family.
He is survived by his wife Cora "Sue" Gladney of the
family home in Hillsboro; his two sons and their
spouses, Stephen and Rebecca Gladney of Hillsboro and
Scott and Denise Gladney of North Plains, Ore.; two
children from a previous marriage, Tammy Riggio and Curt
Gladney; a mother-in-law, Irene Hughes of Forest Grove;
two sisters and their spouses, Juanita Farnsworth of
Wentworth, N.H., Billi Sharon and Bill James of Lajunta,
Colo.; one brother and his spouse, John L. and Jo
Gladney of Longview, Texas, and one grandson, Valek
Gladney of Hillsboro.
The family suggests contributions in his memory go to
Washington County Hospice, 427 SE Eighth Ave, Hillsboro,
Ore., 97123, or the Hillsboro Rehab and Specialty Care
Cremation arrangements are provided by Westside
Cremation & Burial Service