01/01/09 - NNHS Newsletter - Tommy Gaskins

Thomas Wayne Gaskins
(1949 - 25 Dec 2008)

Newport News High School Class of 1969

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   We have yet another sad edition of the NNHS Newsletter today.      Tommy Gaskins, Class of 1969, brother of Harold Gaskins of VA and    Gail Gaskins Roberson ('58) of NC, passed away in Newport News at the age of 59.


From the Daily Press - 12/27/08:

NEWPORT NEWS Thomas Wayne Gaskins, 59, longtime security officer for the Dominion Virginia Power Surry Nuclear Power Plant, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at Berceuse Funeral and Cremation Traditions.


From the Daily Press - 01/09/09:

           Thomas W. Gaskins
   

 

 
    NEWPORT NEWS - Thomas Wayne Gaskins, 59, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008.

A native of Newport News, he was a longtime security officer for the Dominion Virginia Power Surry Nuclear Power Plant. He was very proud of his service to his country in the Army during Vietnam and was the recipient of a Bronze Star. He was a member of the VFW post 8545 in Smithfield.

Preceded in death by his daughter, Elizabeth Gail Gaskins; survivors include his wife of 30 years, Mary C, Gaskins; two daughters, Wendy Gaskins Higginbotham of Fishersville and Sara B. Gaskins of Newport News; his son, Jonathan Wayne Gaskins of Alexandria; his sister, Gail Gaskins Roberson of N.C.; and his brother, K. Harold Gaskins of Hampton; and two granddaughters, Kasey and Rachel Nye.
 
Tommy Gaskins
 



  

 

 

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at Berceuse Funeral and Cremation Traditions, 2609 Cunningham Drive, Hampton, by Pastor Brent Seusy.

Memorials may be made to Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 1589 Steeple Drive, Suffolk, VA 23433.
View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.

Published in the Daily Press from 1/1/2009 - 1/2/2009.
Guest Book (There were originally 20 signatures in the Guest Book, most of which were unfortunately lost.)

 

January 01, 2009

"I remember Tom through a lot of good times and the many....."

~ G. Mark Buttles


January 01, 2009

"Mary, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your..."

~ Sandy Molitor


January 02, 2009

"Gail: My deepest condolences to you on your brother's death...."

~ Wayne Agee


January 02, 2009

"I am sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. I'm one of those..."
 
~ Linda (Hobbs) Lazet
 

"Thomas Gaskins Family, This is a very belated..."

~ John Downs


  Our sincerest condolences are extended to the Gaskins family and their friends at this difficult time.


   This information is also recorded here:

http://www.nnhs65.com/memoriam-all.html

     http://www.nnhs65.com/memoriam69.html


  Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol

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Carol Buckley Harty
219 Four Ply Lane
Fayetteville, NC 29311-9305
910-488-9408
618-530-9092


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