Thomas "Big Tom" Gholson, 65, of the Woodstock Community passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at his residence.
He was born in Amherst, OH on October 26, 1952; son of the late Elmer & Katherine Abraham Gholson. He was a retired General Supervisor for American Tokoyo Rope, Wire & Cable. He was a Christian saved by Grace, and both a deacon and member of Woodstock Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, serving his church, and was an avid historian.
He is survived by his wife, Nyoka Gholson; two sons, Thomas Parker Gholson & (Leann) and Nichalus Perry Gholson & (Ashley Nicole) both of Somerset; a brother, Christopher Gholson & (Susie) of Somerset; two sisters, Kathy Barnes and Beth Crabtree & (Roger) both of Somerset; five grandchildren, Thomas Gholson, Kaleb Gholson, Abigail Gholson, Arial Gholson, and Liam Burton.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Toneka Rae Gholson.
A funeral service will be held at 4 PM Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Woodstock Baptist Church with Bro. Tom Patterson and Dr. Daryl Jessie officiating.
Burial will be in Woodstock Cemetery.
Visitation will be held after 2 PM Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Woodstock Baptist Church until time for services.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Woodstock Baptist Church Mission Fund.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.