Thomas Lenel Vess • September 17, 2017
Thomas Lenel Vess
Mr. Thomas Lenel Vess, 95, of Pensacola, Florida passed on September 17, 2017 at his residence. Visitation will be held 12-1:00 pm followed by the service at 1:00 Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Heights Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Pensacola Memorial Gardens with Rev. Brian Nott, Rev. Fred Martin, Jr., and Rev. Mike Chappell officiating.
Born December 21, 1921 in Converse, SC to Leonard and Lillie Vess, he retired from Monsanto. He and his wife Gladys traveled from South Florida to North Carolina with their Airstream Camper in tow. Tom loved fishing, crafts and especially music. He sang traditional gospel songs for church, nursing homes with the “Joy Singers” and at the Waterfront Mission.
He is survived by his wife Gladys and children Ann Tucei and Sam (Ann) Vess; four grandchildren Chris (Nicole) Tucei, Nate (Faith) Tucei, Ryan (Candace) Vess and Jeff (Amber) Tucei. He is also survived by six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by sister’s Lounette and Elsie and brother’s Guy and Bill.
The family would like to thank the great care given by Regency Hospice, Comprehensive Care, Muriel Finger Sitters and Comfort Keepers.