Thomas Waddell
January 13, 1952 - May 1, 2023

Thomas Waddell, age 71, of Rossville, passed away Monday, May 1, 2023. Tom was of the Baptist Faith and loved NASCAR, Alabama Football and North Carolina Basketball. He retired from Southern Champion Tray with over 25 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents, D.C. and Doris Waddell, Jr.; brother, Billy Spears; nephew, Jerry Jackson; father-in-law and mother-in-law; Burl and Jackie Parker.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 47 years, Pat “Parker” Waddell; daughter, Myra (Robin) Mullins; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Gwen (Vernon) Jackson and Amanda Spears; grandson, Jerry Mullins; nieces and nephew, Jennifer (Chris) Blessing, Jeff (Dana) Jackson, Tammy (Wade) Partridge, Maggie Spears; several great-nieces and nephews; special cousins from North Carolina and Florida; extended work family from Southern Champion Tray.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 6, 2023 in the funeral home chapel. Entombment will follow at Calvary Gardens Cemetery & Mausoleum. The family will receive friends, from 11:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM on Saturday, at the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel of Wilson’s Funeral Home.


Wilson Funeral Home – Ft. Oglethorpe Chapel
555 West Cloud Springs Road
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742
(706) 866-5555