Sgt. Michael Andrew Tooley

Published 9:07 pm Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Sgt. Michael Andrew Tooley, 28, of Sunbury, N.C., passed away July 16, 2016.

He was born in Suffolk to James Alvin Tooley and Lea Anne Cartwright Tooley. Michael was an active duty U.S. Marine Corps drill instructor. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Missionary Church. He loved to hunt and fish.

Including his parents, Michael is survived by his wife, Tiffany D. Tooley; grandparents, Lawrence and Christine Tooley; sisters, Angela Morgan and Rachel Belden; brothers, Billy Riggins (Debbie), Anthony Pickett (Christi) and Daniel Tooley; and numerous other family members.

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A funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow with full military honors at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. Friends may join the family for a time of visitation Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at the residence of his parents.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Marine Corps’ “Toys for Tots” programs. Condolences may be registered online at