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Thomas Robert Andrews


1942 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Thomas Robert Andrews Obituary
September 11, 1942 - August 16, 2017 Thomas Robert Andrews passed away on August 16, 2017 in his home in Monrovia, California surrounded by his family and his beloved dog, Sophia. He was born September 11, 1042 in Hollywood, California to Dr. and Mrs. Robert Andrews, D.D.S. His early years of school were in Encino, California and he graduated from Birmingham High School. He then attended Pierce College and studied Agriculture. After college, he joined the United States Army and, Subsequently, the Los Angeles Police Academy. He served on the Los Angeles Police Department as a police officer and, later, a homicide detective. Upon retirement from the LAPD, he worked in executive protection. In 1986, he started his own private security guard company, which he ran alongside his wife, Glynda, until 2010. Tom was an avid hunter on his farm in Tennessee (although he never really shot anything, but he loved the camouflage gear), a great gardener, and one of the nicest guys anyone ever met. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Glynda, and his daughters: Tammy Andrews, Tina Andrews Jewett and Ashley A. Andrews, Esq. He is also survived by his two grandchildren: Logan and Brookelyn Jewett, his brother, Dr. Richard Andrews, D.D.S., and sister, Ellen Whipple, RN. Services to be held on August 26, at 2:00 pm at the Santa Anita Church Located at 226 W. Colorado Blvd., Arcadia, California 91007. In lieu of flowers, please make any donations to .
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Aug. 22, 2017
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