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Anthony Louis Van Dyk “Tony”, age 66 of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, passed away July 20, 2021. Tony was born on January 26, 1955, in Benoni South Africa to Anthonie Edward and Susarha Fredrika Van Dyk. Tony attended Benoni Technical High School and attained his Electrical license and also worked as a Contract Engineer at GEC Machines. He married Linda his wife of 31 years and together they had two children: Riaan and daughter Yolandie and husband Neil Linsenmayer. Tony and Linda have six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Tony served in the South African military where he was a veteran of foreign wars and served nine tours in the Angola war. From 1984 to 1993 Tony was in partnership and a business owner of Lambrechts & Van Dyk Loss Adjusters in Pietersburg, South Africa. In 1993 he moved his beloved family to the USA and settled in El Dorado Springs Missouri. Tony was hard working and successful in providing for his loved ones and always ready to serve others. His greatest pleasure was spending time with his grandchildren and his biggest accomplishment was teaching his children to always put God first in all that you do and you will be successful. He made friends where ever he went and was loved by many.
Besides his children, grandchildren, and great-grandson he is survived by the mother of his children Linda, sisters Sally and husband Steve Krugel and Madalyn and husband Chris Crocker. He is preceded in death by baby Van Dyk and his parents Anthonie and Susarha Van Dyk.
Celebration of Life and Video Tribute at 2:30 p.m.