80, passed away Aug. 7, 2016. Tony was well known in the Tampa Bay area
for his work as a pioneering television journalist for WFLA-TV, for his
second career as the corporate spokesman for GTE, for his many community
activities, and for being a devoted husband, loving brother, and inspiring
father. His family and friends treasured him and will miss him very much.
He is survived by his son, Austin Hamilton; his sister, Penny Kauffman
and brother-in-law Ken Kauffman; nephew, Chris Kauffman; former wife,
Judy Koch; and niece, Marli Koch.