Tony Allbright Passes at 72

Tony Allbright, 72, of Pontiac, MO lost his battle, and went home to be with our Lord Oct. 31, 2013. He was born September 4, 1941 in St. Louis, MO, the son of Tony and Mae (Kelly) Allbright.

Tony and Bill Seibel were co-host of The KMOX radio outdoor show in St. Louis for 30 years. Tony was a renowned fishing pro, and in 2009 was inducted into the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame. Tony was a passionate sales rep. and has expertise that would fill this page, but his major quality is his unselfish dedication to help his fellow fisherman. Tony married his childhood sweetheart Marilyn on Feb. 4, 1961. Their son Scott was born in 1967. The Allbright’s bought Pontiac Lodge in 1994, at that time he also started a very successful guiding business.

He is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn, son Scott and wife Penny, and faithful companion Jabels.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 9, 2013 at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, 434 Main St. Gainesville MO., with dinner following at 4:00 pm at the Pontiac Fire Station. The family requests all memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.