The Rev. Tony Brescia, 93, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, at his home in Forest.
He was a minister with the Pentecostal Holiness Church in the Appalachian Conference in Virginia. Tony was preceded in death by his parents, Nicola and Mariantonia Brescia.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Drema Hill Brescia; son and daughter-in-law Nick and Marcy Brescia; daughter and son-in-law Tanya and Steve Dobler; six grandchildren: Susanna, Olivia, and Francesca Lucille Brescia, Leah Peterson (Jarrod), Melody Schmoyer (David), and Galyn Damiani (Joel); six great-grandchildren: Nathan, Caleb, and Ella Schmoyer, and Claire, Reese, and Brooke Peterson; and many other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, at Compassion Church in Radford. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. with Pastor Mike Dotson and Pastor Ray Kingrea officiating. Interment will follow in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin.
In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to Tree of Life Ministries – Homeless Ministry, 2812 Greenview Dr., Lynchburg, VA 24502 or online at www.tolm.net (select “give – other fund – homeless ministry”).
The Brescia family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home and Crematory in Radford.
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