Thomas J. Close, 85, of Wellsboro, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at the Green Home, Wellsboro.
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He was born Oct. 16, 1927, in Blossburg, the son of Jay and Josephine Gee Close.
Mr. Close was a retired truck driver, and a World War II Navy veteran.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, the former, Martha Campman; two sons and daughters-in-law, Guy and Jacqueline Close of San Diego, Calif., Jay and Karen Close of McKinney, Texas; a daughter and son-in-law, Katherine and Ed Rollins of Boiling Springs, S.C.; five grandchildren and three great- grandchildren.
In keeping with Thomas' wishes there will be no funeral services. A service of James A. Carleton Funeral Home Inc., Wellsboro.
Carleton Funeral Home
11470 Rt. 6 Wellsboro, PA 16901
Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from July 25 to Aug. 4, 2013