Celebrating the life of

Antonio "Tony" "Apple Jack" Washington

April 03, 1972 - October 26, 2021


Antonio “Tony” “Apple Jack” Washington was born on April 3, 1972, in Trenton, NJ not only in the home of his Aunt Betty Jean Thompson, but also by her hands. He was born to Brenda Bell and Wille Roscoe Chambers. At a very early age, Tony was welcomed as a member of First African Baptist Church of Savannah, Ga. Tony was a proud alumnus of Alfred Ely Beach High School, class of 1991, where his personality and big heart gained him many lifelong friendships and memories.

Tony had his very first daughter, Ashanay “Risha” Washington, at 19 years young with Tiffany Thomas. A few years later, at 23, he welcomed his second bundle of joy, Malaysia “Lazy” Washington, also with Tiffany. Later, Tony began a relationship with Moneishia Jones, who had two daughters, Roneishia “Tunna” Jones and Alexus “Lex” Jones, that he immediately formed a Daddy/daughter bond with. The two later married and she birthed his only son and namesake, Antonio “Spanky” Washington Jr. Lastly, the final sparkle of his eye was born in 2003. The couple named her Alyssa “Tootie” Washington. Years later, he remarried to Angela Williams, who had a son Brejion Coleman, and a daughter Christina “Goosey” Coleman, who he also loved and cared for as his children.

Tony was preceded in death by his baby sister Laquinta Washington, his father Willie Roscoe Chambers and his maternal grandmother Maggie B. Washington. Tony was a devoted son, nurturing dad, amazing big brother, loving nephew and cousin, and the best friend anyone could ever have. Everyone that he encountered, knew him for the energy he brought to any room he entered. He enjoyed dancing, singing, skating, family, and friend gatherings and anywhere he could set his beautiful spirit free. Over the years, Tony has held a host of positions at various locations to include, Wienerschnitzel, National Linen, Great Dane, Imperial Sugar, NFI, and Shaw Industries.

Tony was called to eternal rest on October 26, 2021, at 2:45 a.m. He is missed immensely and leaves to mourn his mother, Brenda Bell; his brother, Charles Washington; his children, Ashanay Washington, Malaysia Washington, Antonio Washington Jr, Alyssa Washington, Roneisha Jones, and Alexus Jones; a multitude of Aunts, Uncles, and cousins; and an immeasurable number of friends and associates.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 4, at First African Baptist Church, 23 Montgomery Street, Savannah, GA 31401. 

A private graveside service will be held. 



OMG!! I am so sorry for your lost. I have known him for a very long time from First AB and middle school an all. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. I have my sincere sympathy.

- Marie, Conyers, GA

Heart felt Love goes out to each of you during this time. May God comfort you through out the days ahead.

- Katanna Cornelious, Port Wentworth, GA

My heartfelt condolences!

- Vicki Louder, Savannah, Georgia

There was never a dull moment with you around. Will miss you for sure. Deepest sympathy to the family

- Yolonna, Savannah, Ga

A candle has been lit!

Such a nice person who will forever be in our hearts.

- Jackie G Johnson, Rincon, GA

Such sad news but I will forever remember that smile and how kind you were. Rest well my childhood friend & fellow AEB Bulldog, you are missed.

- Tonya, Atlanta, GA

Praying for all of his family and friends but mostly all of his beautiful Children and Mom! It breaks your heart to see them hurt this much. We are asking God to strengthen them during this time. We will continue to pray their tears turn to laughter as memories are shared and we celebrate his life as one that can't be replaced. He will always be a super star and his lessons will shine in each person he shared a conversation with.

- Derrick and Tanya Bing, Savannah, Georgia

We send our love, prayers and deepest condolences to you all. To know Jack was to love him. I am going to miss that personality and smile. My heart is broken to know that he has left this earth but I will rejoice to know that he is resting in the arms of the lord. Take your rest my brother you truly will be missed. May the work you have done speak for you. Love always.

- Tameka Lemon , Sandra Aikens, Savannah, GA

Tony was a good man and he will be truly missed by all

- kenneth gibbons, savannah, Georgia

God is good, He will sustain you. God is faithful, He will not forsake you. God is loving, He will comfort you. You're in my thoughts and Prayers.

- Dr. Betty Mitchell, Savannah, GA

On behalf of the Alfred Ely Beach High Alumni Association, we extend heartfelt condolences to the family of AppleJack. We all loved him. His smile was always the same. You are in our prayers.

- Mary Williams, Atlanta , GA

Sending Condolences to the Family of the East Side and the Butler Family.

- RENEE ANDREWS, Savannah, Georgia

Tony rests briefly while we await his resurrection. John 5:28,29 When Jesus calls he will come out, as did Lazarus. He will enjoy life as intended without the pain, sickness, and death. Rev 21:3,4 What a joy it will be to live under the heavenly Kingdom government by Christ that will restore paradise to this earth. Isaiah 9:6,7 We want to be there to greet Tony back. He will be amazed to see a world free from all these problems we see today. Psalms 37:10,11,29 Tony knew how to enjoy life. Now, to find out how we can do it forever: “Enjoy Life Forever”, Warm Christian Love, Sandy Wirfs

- Sandy Wirfs, Monroe,, Louisiana

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel