James Anthony "Tony" Tayes, age 67 of Mt. Juliet passed away Jan. 31, 2017.
Tony was born Sept. 21, 1949 in Nashville, TN and he grew up in Hermitage, TN. He retired from Ford Glass plant in Nashville of 30 years of service.
He was preceded in death by parents, James Clarence and Mabel Hight Tayes; and daughter, Becky Luann Tayes.
He is survived by son, Steve Anthony Tayes; 3 grandchildren, Lyric Johnson, Kain Haley and Micah Haley; brothers, Joseph Tayes and Jeff (Angelia) Tayes.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 4 at 2:30 p.m. at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with Bro. James Tucker officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens with Harry Burnett, Harold Anderson, Dave Foster, Jr., Jimmy Bonisa, Frank Litchford and John Wilson serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are: Ronald Bond, Delbert Bright, Scott Pieburn, Friends of Hermitage Community and Ford Glass Plant Employees.
Visitation with the family will be Friday, Feb. 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 4 from 12:30 p.m. until time of service.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, (615) 758-5459, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com.