Obituary of Tommy White
James Thomas “Tommy” White, 64, husband of Melissa “Boo” Holmes White, died Monday, September 14, 2020 at his home. Born in Charleston, he was the son of Gayle Young White and the late James Maurice White. Tommy was a member of The Church of the Holy Comforter; a graduate of Sumter High School and the University of South Carolina. He was an avid Gamecock fan and golfer, and he enjoyed spending time at Litchfield Beach with his family. He was a loving husband, father, son, and brother whose most cherished memories were playing with and coaching Charley and Thomas throughout their youth. Surviving are his wife of Sumter along with his mother of Sumter; one son, Thomas M. White (Taylor); one daughter, Charley White all of Columbia; two sisters, Marsha Jones (Jim) of Sumter and Janet Beaumont of Atlanta, GA; numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at 10 A.M. Thursday weather permitting in the lawn of Trinity United Methodist Church with The Rev. Marcus Kaiser and The Rev. John Sosnowski officiating. Due to COVID regulations masks and social distancing are required. Inurnment will be held at a later date in The Church of the Holy Comforter Memorial Garden. Memorials may be made to The Church of the Holy Comforter, 213 N. Main Street, Sumter, SC 29150 or to a charity of one’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.