1948 Anthony 2020

Anthony "Tony" Roland Waldrop

January 18, 1948 — December 19, 2020

Tony Waldrop, 72, of Powdersville, passed away peacefully on December 19th, surrounded by his children. He was born in Greenville, SC to the late Everett B. Waldrop and Marie Turner Waldrop. Tony was cherished by his friends and family and he touched countless lives with his kindness, generosity, loving nature and irreverent humor.

Tony enjoyed a productive and accomplished career of 39 years at Milliken Corporation. He began his career as a technician at Judson Mill and at the point of retirement, had advanced to Product Development Specialist. His career afforded him the opportunity to be involved in several patents through specialized fabric development research.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Waldrop of 36 years. He is survived by his two daughters, Rhonda (Fred) Clyde of Pelzer and Deena Ellis of Piedmont; one son, Michael (Dave Smith) Hammond of Atlanta, GA and one granddaughter, Brittany Waldrop of Clinton. He is also survived by one brother, David (Wanda) Waldrop of Easley.

Due to current Covid conditions, the family is holding a private service. Scroll to the video player below to view the service.

The family would like to extend sincere thanks and gratitude to the staffs of The Retreat at Easley and McCall Hospice House of Simpsonville.

In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions be made in Tony's name to Whitten Center Special Contributions, unit 104, P.O. Box 239, Clinton S.C. 29325

Click the play button in the video player below to watch the service.


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