Meridian Star

Obituaries

June 25, 2013

Louis Winfred Tonini

MERIDIAN —     Services for Louis Winfred Tonini will be held Wednesday, at 1 p.m., at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Ed Edwards officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    Lou, 69, passed away early Saturday morning at his residence at Lake Eddins. He was born in Louisville, Ky., where grew up with his loving parents Joseph and Dorothy Tonini. Lou graduated with a bachelor's degree from Western Kentucky University. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity where he served as the President of Junior Class. Lou was a seventh degree Mason. He served as an Executive in the Trucking Industry for many years.

    Lou moved to Meridian in 1998 where he met his loving wife Mina Beth. He was an avid sports fan, especially for University of Kentucky basketball. Lou enjoyed the outdoors, traveling, golfing, fishing and gardening. Lou enjoyed family time that included board games and domino's that most of the time meant losing to his wife Mina Beth. No matter where Lou traveled, he always found a church to attend; he loved The Lord and loved the church.

    Survivors include his wife, Mina Beth Tonini; son, Jeff Tonini; daughter, Kay Uzzle and her husband Shannon; step-son, Malone Myers; grandkids: Micheal, Kelsey, Cecilia, Anthony, Sydney and Cassidy; brother, Jack Tonini and his wife Janet Tonini; mother-in-law, Sara Jo Malone; brother-in-law, Robert Malone and his wife Gloria; nephew, John Tonini and his wife Julie; niece, MaryAnn Tonini; niece, Donna Tonini; and, three great-nephews. Lou loved animals and he is survived by his loving sweet Yorkie “Josie” and his cats Good Boy who never left his side and Brother that loved when Lou caught him a fish.

Lou Tonini was known as the “Lifetime Dream Boat of the Pearls”.

    Pallbearers include Jeff Tonini, Shannon Uzzle, Micheal Bailey, Malone Myers, John Simon, and Harry Suddith.

    Honorary pallbearers are Warren Rayner, Ken Woodward, and James Raley.

    Visitation will be Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the funeral home.

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