Tomme T. Gamewell
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SALISBURY - Mr. Tomme Turner Gamewell, 78, of Salisbury, passed away Monday, June 2, 2014, at Hatteras Island.
Born Feb. 15, 1936, in Lexington, Tomme was the son of the late Jennie Picket Gamewell and Joseph McDowell Gamewell. Mr. Gamewell was a graduate of Augusta Military Academy and Southern Technical Institute. He served in the U.S. Navy for four years.
In 1966 he and his brother, the late Joseph McDowell Gamewell III, began Gamewell Mechanical, Inc.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Jane Wagoner Gamewell of Salisbury; son Tomme T. Gamewell Jr. (Charlene) of Salisbury; daughters Mille Gamewell Harrison of Ponte Verde Beach, Fla., Julia Gamewell Proctor (Doug) of Salisbury; sisters Elizabeth Gamewell Patterson of Amarillo, Texas, Jennifer Gamewell Watson (Jim) of Big Island, Va.; grandchildren Natalie Gamewell Teal, Candice Proctor, Brittany Proctor Adams (Spencer), Hobie Proctor, Clint Grams (Ashley), Cole Grams; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 7 at Summersett Funeral Home. The family will hold a private burial.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Prevent Child Abuse Rowan, P.O. Box 591, Salisbury, NC 28144.
Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Gamewell family. Online condolences and memorial tributes may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Published in Salisbury Post on June 5, 2014