Obituary for Tony Pemberton

Ponca City Now - September 20, 2022 2:18 pm

Tony Wayne Pemberton

January 31, 1968 – September 16, 2022

Tony Wayne Pemberton, 54, of Ponca City, OK, joined his dad, in Heaven, on September 16, 2022. At the request of Tony, there will be no viewing, and no services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W. Grand Ave., Ponca City, OK, 74601.

Tony was born on January 31, 1968, to Clark Wayne and Patricia Ruth (Pomeroy) Pemberton, in Oklahoma City, OK. His parents brought him home to Ponca City, where they started their family with their baby son. Tony attended Liberty Elementary School and graduated from Clark County Adult High School in Las Vegas, NV. Tony lived every day, to its fullest. He enjoyed the Boy Scout trips with his dad, as well as, the times they spent together fishing and anytime they were together. Tony loved his family. He enjoyed family gatherings and liked playing with his two great-nieces.

Tony had a love for semi-trucks and wanted to be a truck driver, so he went to truck driving school and began his career. He was at his happiest when he was in his truck, driving coast to coast. In his travels, he saw a lot of the country, as well as things and places he had always wanted to see. Tony had a companion on some of his trips. He rescued a small dog at a truck stop. He and “Taco” were meant to be. Tony would call family members at least once a week and would be so excited to share his journey on the road. He had many stories to tell.

Tony had a big heart and was always willing to help anyone in any way he could.

He is survived by: his mother, Pat Pemberton of Ponca City, OK; sister, Mitzi Pemberton and Eric Edwards of Ponca City, OK; son, Ty Pemberton of Hugo, OK; step-mother, Carla Pemberton of Ponca City, OK; step-sister, Brenda Allen of Ponca City, OK; granddaughters, Skylar Pemberton and Alexandria Pemberton of Hugo, OK; nephews, Taylor Pemberton and Ethan Deibler; nieces, Allison Edwards, Kaylee Pemberton and Karly James; great-nieces, Charlotte Beth Pemberton and Stella Clark Pemberton; aunts, uncles, numerous cousins, and friends.

Tony was preceded in death by: his father, grandparents, Hersel and Alice Pemberton and Floyd and Ruth Pomeroy; uncle, Troy Pemberton and aunt, Carol Pemberton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to, 501c; truckersfinalmile, 3301-R Coors Blvd., NW 293, Albuquerque, NM 87120.

Source: Trout Funeral Home