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Anthony Andrew Smelgus, Jr.

July 3rd, 1931 - June 17th 2024 

Anthony Andrew Smelgus, Jr. of Owings Mills, Maryland passed away peacefully on June 17th,
2024 at the age of 92.

Anthony was a man of many accomplishments in his life. He is US Air Force Veteran, He served in the Airforce starting at 18, he flew helicopter UH-1C Huey in Korea and Vietnam Wars, and he was honorably discharge as Chief Warren Officer W-2. After his career in the military he followed his passion for music to Nashville Tennessee. In Nashville he started his own production company where he wrote sang and produced his own

music with his band “The Casino Royals” under his stage name “Tony Warren”. He spent the rest of his working career as a Lead Inspector & Risk Assessor for the state of Maryland, where he had the opportunity to help people and make sure their homes were Lead Free and safe for their children. Along with music Anthony was passionate about baseball. He played from childhood up until the age of 83 years old where he was one of the oldest players on the Teams: Royals, Reds, and Orioles for the over 40 baseball league. On July 7, 2013 he received from Eastern Regional Over 40 Baseball Award” Sportsman Of the Year” for his above and beyond The Game. Anthony was always described as a loving person who would help anyone in need. All his life he was taking care with love and patience of his four daughters and four wives. He was loved and loving father and husband.

Along with Tony’s 4 th wife Tetiana Smelgus, he is survived by his three children; daughters, Toni,
Charlene, and Ann Louise, and 11 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by 9 siblings, his parents Anthony and Susan, and his daughter

A private burial will be held at Garrison Forest National Cemetery.

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