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Anthony "Tony" Cameron Wailes Sr.

January 10, 1950 ~ February 10, 2022 (age 72)


Anthony Cameron "Tony" Wailes Sr., 72, of Chincoteague Island, VA passed away on  February 10, 2022 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.  
He was born in Smyrna, DE on January 10, 1950 to the late John Barkley and ThelmaWailes.
Anthony is survived by his loving spouse of 21 years Donna Wailes of Chincoteague Island, VA; Three Daughters, Gwen Hampton of Frederica, DE, Regina Babcock and her husband Gary of New Castle, DE, Chelsie Wailes of Temperanceville, VA; Two Sons, Anthony C. Wailes, Jr. of Frederica, DE, John E. Wailes of Pigeon Forge, TN; Four Brothers, Ellis C. Wailes of DE, Walter West of MD, Theodore West of DE, William West and his wife Missy of DE; Three Sisters, Thelma Green and her husband James of MD, Theodora Wailes of DE, Zona M. Ross of DE; nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; host of nieces and nephews that lovingly referred to him as Uncle Tony or Pops. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Grandmother, Blooma Parker Wailes, and Grandfather, Hughe B. Wailes.
He loved working on vehicles, fishing, and spending quality time with his family.
Private family service will be held at a later date.
Services entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home, Inc. on Chincoteague Island, VA.  Condolences may be made online at


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