Thomas Francis Womack, 70, Vietnam veteran and self-employed contractor

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Thomas Francis “Tom” Womack, 70, of Williamsburg, Va., died July 10, 2016.

He was born in St. Louis, Mo., raised in Deslouge (Cantwell), Missouri. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary Evelyn and Everett Womack, and his brother, Jeffrey Womack.

Thomas Francis Womack
     Thomas Francis Womack

Tom served in the U.S. Army Military Police Division during the Vietnam War. He was a self-employed general contractor for 30 years; before contracting, his career was in finance. He also was an avid golfer. He directed many choirs all over the country, including St. Bede’s for a while, always expanding on his love of music. He loved to travel all over the world with his wife, Mary.

Tom spent a lot of time with his grandchildren, whom he loved greatly. He had a lot of great friends and would light up any room. He enjoyed relaxing with a brew with his buddies every once in a while. He was very kind and generous and would do anything for anyone. Larger than life, he always made people laugh. He had an endearing nickname for everyone.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Mary; son, Robert Landon Jones; daughter, Carrie Francis Womack; grandchildren, Kayla Marie Jones and Landon Tyler Jones; two sisters, Kathy Shackmann (Richard) and Gail Deck (Walter); sister-in-law, Brenda Leftwich (Don); nieces and nephews, Aadam Alikhan (Kelly), Soraya Lane (Joe), Kacey Templeton, Jeffrey Leftwich (Autumn), Kevin Leftwich, Muffaqam Alikhan (Asiya); and a host of other family and friends.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 15, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, Va., where a funeral service will be held on 1 p.m. Saturday, July 16. Interment will be at Williamsburg Memorial Park, 130 King Williams Drive, Williamsburg, Va..

Contributions in Tom’s honor can be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, 11620 Busy St., North Chesterfield, VA 23236, or to Disabled American Veterans 440 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg VA 23185.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.nelsencares.com.