OBITUARY: Anthony ‘Tony’ Boyd Endsley


Mr. Anthony ‘Tony’ Boyd Endsley, resident of Columbia, TN died on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Williamson Medical Center, he was 65 years old.

Born on June 14, 1956 in Marshall County, he was the son of the late George August Endsley and the late Mary Ethel Endsley.

He was a graduate of Columbia Central High School Class of 1975. He married Phyllis Pullen Endsley on July 2, 1976. Over the years he worked at many things including, construction, maintenance, & owned rental properties. He enjoyed fishing, farming, playing cards, and loved ice cream and Sun Drops. He was a devoted grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Mr. Endsley was a member of Scribner’s Mill Church of Christ.

In addition to his wife of 45 years, he is survived by his children, Ben (Jennifer) Endsley, Eric (Ashley) Endsley, and Elliott (Meghann) Endsley and Paige Endsley Bottoms of Columbia; sisters, Sandy Baker (Terry Johnson) of Columbia and Cindy Endsley (Jo Hanselman) of Indiana; grandchildren, Rachel Endsley, Kate Endsley, Cole Endsley, Annie Endsley, Whitley Bottoms, Madeline Endsley, Beckett Bottoms, Alice Endsley, Alden Endsley, and Morgan Endsley; mother-in-law, Christine Pullen; aunt, Joan Endsley; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Ed Pullen.

Funeral services for Mr. Endsley will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Randy Kersey and Joel Love officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at

Pallbearers will be Ben Endsley, Eric Endsley, Elliott Endsley, Cole Endsley, Charlie Lewis, Jonathan Delk, Mason Lovell and Jeremy Baker. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Scribner’s Mill Church of Christ, Mike Hart, Dale Craig, David Craig, Edward Hargrove, Sonny Hargrove, Terry Johnson, and Kim Hobbs.

The family suggests memorials be made to Scribner’s Mill Church of Christ 2386 Scribners Mill Road Culleoka, Tennessee 38451.


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