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Thomas Earle Lindfors Sr.
Thomas Earle Lindfors Sr.

Thomas Earle Lindfors Sr., of Williamsburg, died Sept. 26, 2015, at the age of 72.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Marie Lindfors, and brother, Richard Edwin Lindfors.

He was a career U.S. Army officer whose service included multiple overseas tours of Germany and Korea before retiring after 21 years. He later retired from his second career at the State Laboratory in Richmond.

Tom will be remembered as a dedicated Army officer and devout family man.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Madeline (Kitty) Lindfors; sons, Thomas Earle Lindfors Jr. and wife, Melanie and Sean Eliff Lindfors; daughter, Tiffany Lindfors Durante and husband, Matt; grandchildren, Zackary Lindfors and Thomas Durante; sister-in-law, Judy Lindfors; niece and nephew, Shari Rose and Richard Lindfors; as well as all members of the Eliff family and their spouses and children.

Friends may gather from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, where services will begin at 2 p.m. Interment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Nelsen Funeral Home.

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