Antonio M. “Tony” Guardiola, Jr.
March 25, 1992 – April 1, 2018
Age 26. CELEBRATION OF LIFE Service will be held on Saturday, April 7th at 11am at the West Center Chapel; military honors by American Legion Post 331. Memorials are suggested to the Manuel Guardiola Education Fund.
Tony passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018. He was born in Omaha and grew up in Minden, NE, Grand Island, NE and Omaha. He attended Northwest High School in Grand Island and graduated from Omaha South High School in 2010.
Following high school he entered the United States Army. He quickly became a Sergeant and served his country in the United States Army Infantry for 7 years, including 4 years in the Honor Guard at Fort Meyers, VA. He was a team leader and squad leader throughout his years of service, and served overseas in Camp Buehring, Kuwait.
Antonio is survived by his best friend and loving wife, Ruth (Blanco) Guardiola; son, Manuel Guardiola; two stepchildren, Priscilla Nino Blanco and Anthony Nino; parents, Antonio Guardiola, Teresa (Antillon) Methe and Gerry Methe; brothers, Miguel and Sesly Guardiola, Noah Banks, Christian Guardiola, Sebastian Guardiola, and Elijah Guardiola; sisters, Hannah Guardiola and Alejandra Guardiola; along with numerous family and friends whom he loved dearly and they loved him back in return. Preceded in death by uncles, Mario Antillon and Gilbert Antillon.
Antonio was a loving and caring man. He is truly beloved, our beloved, the one whom we believe in faithfully devoting all of our love to, to forever cherish, better or for worse, with no limitations, death shall not part us.