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Thomas Woodward Hornsby, Jr.

Thomas Woodward Hornsby, Jr.
  • January 27, 1939 - February 28, 2019
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Charleston Presbyterian Church
    1405 Miles Drive
    Charleston, SC 29407

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“Dear Pat and family,So sorry about Tommy, I did not know him well but felt that he was a real gentleman. May God bless! ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Marleen Alexander - Charleston, SC

“I'm among the many friends Tommy made at the Roper Cardio Rehabilitation facility. He was among the first to introduce himself when I began my...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Ed Allen - CHARLESTON - Friend

“Brenda and I are so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. We are thinking about you guys.Danny Young ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry to hear about your loss, Brenda and I are thinking about you guys. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“To Chad and family, I am sorry to hear of your loss.I hope that all of your memories comfort you through these times.You are all in my thoughts...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jimmy Hayes - Edisto Island, SC

“My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the promise found in His word at Isiah 25:8 ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“A kind and gentle man. Always enjoyed our conversations at the Department if Revenue. He will be missed. Condolences to his family. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Danny Brazell - Cayce, SC

“Pat, Gregg, Chad and Glenn,We were so sad to hear of Tommy's passing. He was a great husband, father, neighbor and loyal friend. We will miss his...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Billy Oltmann - CHARLESTON, SC

“We extend our deepest sympathy and sorry for your loss. We worked with Tommy for years at SCTC/ SCDOR. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Ivar Dell and Ed Poore - Piedmont, SC

“Opening your heart to comfort offered by God & others will in time help you find a renewedSense of strength and purpose . The comfort God gives...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Deborah Louthian - Charleston, SC

“May the power of God's love sustain and comfort the Hornsby family as you mourn your loved one during this most difficult time. 1 John 4:9, 10 ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

Thomas Woodward Hornsby, Jr., 80, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Patricia Jones Hornsby entered into eternal rest Thursday, February 28, 2019. His Funeral Service will be held Monday, March 4, 2019 at Charleston Presbyterian Church, 1405 Miles Drive at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street.

Thomas was born January 27, 1939 in Columbia, South Carolina, son of Thomas Woodward Hornsby and Mable Cheek Hornsby. He was a graduate of Dreher High School and Palmer Junior College. He served nine years in the United States Marine Corps as a reservist, and 34 years with the SC Department of Revenue, retiring as the Charleston district manager.

Thomas was an active member of Charleston Presbyterian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Mabel Hornsby, and his half-brother, William Hornsby.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patricia Jones Hornsby of James Island, SC; three sons: Gregg (Donna) Hornsby of Lexington, SC, Chad (Andrea) Hornsby of James Island, SC and Glenn (Erica) Hornsby of OR; sister, Josephine Groce of Columbia, SC; five grandchildren: Taylor (Matt) Minnich, Alison, Jack, Tommy, and Matthew (Mia) Hornsby; and great-granddaughter, Lailah Marley.

Memorials may be made to Charleston Presbyterian Church, 1405 Miles Drive, Charleston, SC 29407.