Anthony Wayne "Tony" Boldrey

Died: Mon., Mar. 20, 2017


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 24, 2017
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

10:30 AM Sat., Mar. 25, 2017
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Anthony Wayne “Tony” Boldrey, age 40, of Hardinsburg, IN formerly of Newton, IL passed away on Monday March 20, 2017 in Hardinsburg, IN.

Tony was born in Olney, IL on June 26, 1976 to Dennis Boldrey and the late Roberta (Wilson) Boldrey. In 1997 he married Megan Hill, they later divorced. On November 26, 2011 he married Melissa Jean (Neidigh) Boldrey who survives.

Tony graduated from Newton Community High School, class of 1995. He was a Seabee in the United States Navy from 1995 to 2015. After 20 years of service and multiple deployments he retired as Chief Petty Officer. He attended Syria Christian Church in Orleans, IN and was a supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project . Tony enjoyed riding his Harley, building just about anything, hunting, and watching action movies with his family . He also enjoyed running and had set school records in high school at Newton. Tony was the go to person to get things done. During his military career, he coordinated the L.A.D.D. program – Leaders Against Drunk Driving. After his military career Tony worked for The Home Depot in New Albany, IN as head of the Pro Desk and was just promoted to the assistant manager position.

Survivors include his wife Melissa (Neidigh) Boldrey , Hardinsburg , IN, his father Dennis Boldrey, Newton, IL; one son Tristen Wayne Boldrey, Newton, IL, one daughter Madelynne Boldrey, Newton, IL, three step sons Garrett Magner, Waylon Dicus, Lane Dicus, all of Hardinsburg, IN, step daughter Audrey Magner, Hardinsburg , IN; one Brother Brian Boldrey, Newton, IL; Father-in-law and Mother-in-law Alvin and Tammy Neidigh, Oblong, IL; Brothers-in-law Tate Neidigh, Oblong, IL, Chance Neidigh, Robinson, IL and sister-in law Lacey Gullett (Matthew Lewis), Fredericksburg, IN. Tony was also survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his mother Roberta Boldrey, sister-in-law Lyndsey Neidigh and Wayne Arnold who was like a father to him.

Celebration of Tony’s life service will be at 10:30 AM Saturday March 25, 2017 at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL. Burial will follow in Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday March 24, 2017 at Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL.

The family requests that an expression of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Education Fund for Tony’s Children, Tristen and Madelynne Boldrey, set up at People’s State Bank 100 W. Washington St. Newton, IL. 62448. Envelopes available at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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James Driggers
   Posted Wed March 22, 2017
You have our deepest consolations. No words can take away the pain you must be feeling, but my family is praying for you and yours.

Roy Cavazos & family
   Posted Wed March 22, 2017
So sorry for your families great loss. Tony will be missed and thought of often.

Tim and Karla (Ferguson) Keller
   Posted Wed March 22, 2017
Dennis and family,
So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Curtis and Anna (Parcher) Brickwood
   Posted Wed March 22, 2017
We are deeply saddened by the loss of a great man, and pray for his family and friends. We are honored to have served with such a tremendous leader. Rest In Peace, Brother. We have the Watch.

Megan and Charles Grossie
   Posted Thu March 23, 2017
Prayers being sent to his beautiful family as we all celebrate the life of Chief Boldrey. He was a great man, an amazing leader and seriously one of the best role models we all had the pleasure serving with.. Fair winds and Following seas, We have the watch Chief. Rest in Peace.

Ken and Betty Albrecht
   Posted Thu March 23, 2017
Sending our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you in this time of loss. Ken and Betty

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