Edward Leon Toney, 78, of Inman, SC died Friday, January 20, 2023. Born November 9, 1944 in Spartanburg, SC, he was a son of the late Robert Lee Toney, Jr. and Sarah Frances Lanford Toney.
Edward was a long time employee of Green Industries in Detroit, MI and later with Mitchell and Scott in Indianapolis, IN, serving as a tool and dye maker. He returned to live in Inman, SC in 2009. Edward was a Vietnam veteran, having served in the U. S. Navy, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his brother, Harold Lee Toney of Boiling Springs, SC; and ten nieces and nephews. Edward is predeceased by his wife, Carol Joyce Pomerville Toney; and siblings, Melvin L. Toney, James W. Toney and Kathryne Rebecca Toney Gentry.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at Sunset Memorial Park, 1955 Cannons Campground Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307, conducted by the Rev. Tommy Hill. Visitation will follow at the graveside.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, SC 29615 or online at www.cancer.org/donate.
The family expresses their thanks and gratitude to the staff of Upstate Community Hospice House for the special care given to Edward.
Floyd’s North Church Street Chapel