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Tommie Louis Gaddis

November 17, 1940 ~ May 17, 2017 (age 76)

Mr. Tommie Louis Gaddis was born November 17, 1940 in Sylacauga, Alabama to the late Julius and Myrtes Gaddis.  He was the youngest of three children.

He accepted Jesus Christ at an early age as his personal Savior and united with the St. Thomas United Methodist Church. He was the former president of the United Methodist Men, Sunday school teacher and choir member.  Even when his health failed and was unable to attend services, he did outreach ministry by calling and checking on other members.

Tommie graduated from East Highland High School, and after graduation he joined the U.S. Army.  After his tour of duty, he returned to Sylacauga, Alabama and then continued his education at N.F. Nunnley Technical College where he received his degree in Automotive Paint and Body.

He lived a peaceful, enjoyable life.

Tommie went home to be with the Lord on May 17, 2017, at his residence.

He was preceded in death by his father: Julius Gaddis, his mother: Myrtes Gaddis, his brothers: Jonathan Gaddis and Samuel (Bo) Gaddis and his son: Sebastian Gaddis.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories, five daughters: Arianna R. Gaddis and Felisa R. Gaddis of Atlanta, GA; Tunya O. Byner (Kenneth) of Stone Mountain, GA; Kina L. Kelly (Henry) of Goodwater, AL and Seretha J. Strong (Keith) of Lincoln, AL; thirteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two nieces; and a host of relatives and friends; and a special friend: Ms. Virginia McLemore.


 Service Information

Funeral Service
Thursday
May 25, 2017

1:00 PM
St. Thomas United Methodist Church
503 S. Main Avenue
Sylacauga, AL 35150


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