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Thomas Franklin McCommon

July 14, 1937 ~ June 3, 2022 (age 84)

Obituary

Watson-North Funeral Home is honored to be of service and ministry to the family of Mr. Thomas “Tommy” Franklin McCommon, age 84 of Winchester.  Mr. McCommon passed from this life in the evening hours of June 3, 2022 at his home.  He was born in Memphis, TN to the late John Robert McCommon and Rosia Kate Lipford, but resided the majority of his life in Bolivar, TN.  He retired from Kilgore Corporation in Toone, TN following 18 years of service as a Traffic Control Manager. He and his wife made their home in Winchester since 2003 where he was a member of Owens Chapel Presbyterian Church.   Mr. McCommon served in the U.S Army from 1962-1968.   During his enlistment he served as a Neuro-Psychiatric Specialist rising to the rank of SP5.  He was awarded the M-14 Rifle Sharp Shooter Badge, National Defense Service Medal and 2 good conduct Medals.   Mr. McCommon is survived by his wife of 36 years, Debbie McCarver McCommon; daughters, Sheila (Jim) Sutton of Homosassa, FL, Monica McCommon of St. Petersburg, FL and step-daughter, Crystal (Devon) Jones of Murfreesboro, TN; sons, Thomas McCommon, Jr. of Bolivar, TN, Michael (Michelle) McCommon of Toone, TN and step-son Jason Campbell of Bolivar, TN; brothers, Bobby, Donnie and Frankie Lipford.  He is also survived by his grandchildren, Kaitlyn Burkett-White, Logan McCommon, Mackenzie McCommon, Jana Jones and great-grandchild, Emersyn White. The family will receive friends at Watson-North Funeral Home Tuesday June 7, 2022 between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.  The funeral service will commence following visiting hours at 1p.m. with Jerry Morris officiating.  Interment will follow at Watson-North Memorial Park with military honors.  Serving as pallbearers will be Thomas McCommon, Jr., Michael McCommon, Logan McCommon, Jason Campbell, Devon Jones and Ken Coleman.  Online condolences may be sent to www.watsonnorth.com

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 7, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Watson - North Chapel
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 7, 2022

1:00 PM
Watson-North Chapel
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

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