Townsend, Thomas Morris
Thomas “Tom” Morris Townsend, 92, passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021 at his home in Radford. He was born in December 1928 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Ellen Townsend; his beloved wife of 63 years, Eva Nell Swaim Townsend; and daughter, Penny Ann Townsend Hutton.
Survivors include his daughters, Pamela T. Thomas of Georgia and Patsy T. Hosner of Blacksburg, Va.; a grandson, Steven Morris Thomas of Georgia; step-grandson, Jason Hosner of Germany; and a brother, M. Smith Townsend of Texas.
Tom was a military veteran, having served in the U. S. Air Force. He retired from Hercules, Inc. with 37 years of service and was a member of Unity Christian Church in Radford.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Christiansburg with Rev. Gina Rhea officiating.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Unity Christian Church or the charity of your choice.
Our family wishes to express our thanks and appreciation to Good Samaritan Hospice, especially staff members: Sydney, Brittany, Mary Lee, Cherish, Angie and Kayla, who lovingly shared their care and their concerns for Tom.
The Townsend family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com