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Thomas Neal Pafford

December 23, 1949 ~ September 15, 2022 (age 72)


Thomas Neal Pafford, age 72 of Springville, TN, died Thursday, September 15, 2022, at his residence.


He retired after many years with General Electric as a project manager.  Thomas loved his work and what he did took him all over the world.  He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran and enjoyed gardening.


Thomas was born December 23, 1949, in Camden, TN, to the late Aubrey Pafford and the late Marcelle Bain Pafford. 


He was married January 5, 1982, to Kathy French Pafford, who survives, of Springville, TN.


Along with his wife, he is also survived by one sister, Cynthia (Carl) Melton of Camden, TN; a sister, Susan (Allen) Penn of Tennessee; and one brother, Mike (Susan) Pafford of Pleasant View, TN.


In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two sons, Jacob Pafford and Micah Pafford; and one brother, Ronald Pafford.  


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  The body is to be cremated with no services planned at this time. 




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