Thomas Richard Forester, age 78, of the Hubbard Springs Community in Jonesville, VA was born Monday, March 3, 1941 in Jonesville, VA and passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019 at his home.
He was a retiree of the United States Air Force with 21 years of service. Thomas graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with his Masters Degree, taught at Gautier Campus Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College for 22 years and was a member of St. Julian Catholic Church in Middlesboro, KY. His hobbies were computers and photography, where some of his pictures are displayed in Nanas Kitchen in Pennington Gap, VA.
He is preceded in death by one son Thomas James "Tommy" Forester, his brother John Kenneth Forester, his mother Willie Mae Forester and his father James R. Forester. Thomas is survived by his wife of 55 years Jerolyn "Jeri" Forester of the home.
Visitation will be from 12:00 to 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Province Funeral Home in Jonesville, VA. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM with Father Kiran Kumar officiating. Burial will follow at the Hubbard Springs Christian Church Cemetery in Jonesville, VA. A military rites service will be held at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Thomas Foresters honor to the St. Julian Catholic Church of Middlesboro, KY or the charity of your choice. Memorial and condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.provincefuneralhome.com We are located at 29521 Wilderness Rd. Jonesville, VA 24263. Phone 276-546-2456
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