Tony Muncus died about 2003
Tony Muncus was a union organizer for the meat cutter's union in Winston-Salem, NC. He was one of the regulars of the Monday Night Gang that played checkers at Harry Bennett's home. Tony passed away at the young age of 52 from cancer.
I got this information from a lifetime checker player Joe McClellan. He's the youngest of the Monday evening checker gang gathering that would converge at 2419 Greenwich Road, Harry Bennett's home in Winston to play checkers. Joe reminiscences, "Harry was the perfect host, they met at 7 pm with the fireplace roaring, in winter, checker boards all set up, drinks in the refrigerator." "All these players: Lawrence Newsom, Tony Muncus, Marshall Church, Harry Bennett, John Kurfees, Jasper Memory, Harry Anderson, David Marshall, and myself, made a pleasant night of competitive play and wonderful friendship." "I have many fond memories of the above players." Joe would often bring Harry Anderson and or Jasper Memory to the checker sessions.
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