Antonio “Tony” J. Trevino passed into the arms of the Lord at his Brazoria residence on Thursday July 6, 2023, surrounded by his loving family, he was 81. Tony was born in Bonus, Texas on January 24, 1942, to the late Julia Limas and Cisto Trevino.
Antonio grew up and attended high school in El Campo, Texas. After high school, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served two tours in the Vietnam War. During his service in the war, he earned many accommodations including a Purple Heart for injuries sustained in combat. Tony earned his Honorable Discharge from the Marine Corps and returned home. He took a job as a plant operator at a PVC powder facility in Freeport. Tony met the love of his life Carrol C. Trevino and together they became a blended family. Tony was very active in his V.F.W. Post #8551 in Sweeny. He was famous there for making his drunken chicken and his award-winning briskets. When not volunteering and cooking, Tony also enjoyed his time fishing, hunting and working on vehicles. Tony was extremely active in his faith. He wanted to be remembered as a “Honorable Man of God”. He had a heart for mission work around the world and was called to Cuba & Mexico. His family will fondly remember him as doing a job well done serving the Lord.
Tony is survived by his cherished wife Carrol Chester Trevino, his loving children LaRaine Trevino Stahl and her husband Zackery of Brazoria, Jesse J. Trevino and his wife Chelsea of Chickasha, Oklahoma, Donna Taylor of Brazoria and Christie Koonce and her husband Lance of Refugio, Texas. Tony is also survived by his adoring 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to his memorial service with Military Honors on Sunday July 9th at 2:00 p.m. at the Sweeny V.F.W. Post, 7011 Farm to Market Rd 1459, Sweeny, Texas 77480. The family requests you wear red, white and blue.