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Thomas Vandiver

April 3, 1952 ~ April 9, 2022 (age 70)

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Deacon Thomas Vandiver, 70, (Ret. SSG), passed away Saturday, April 9, 2022, at his home.  He was born and raised in Anderson, SC to the late Thomas (Tom) Vandiver and Claudine Vandiver Heard. He was a graduate of Westside High School and a Retired Army Veteran. Mr. Vandiver was a proud member of the National Pinochle Association, having served as president for over 20 years.  Under Vandiver's leadership, the NPA consistently awarded grants to local non-profits, scholarships to young people, and was a consistent participant in local Toys-for-Tots drives. Ever the servant, under MrAs a faithful member of the Thankful Missionary Baptist Church in Blythe, GA, where he served on the Deacon Ministry, Mr. Vandiver was known for his kind and giving heart to any who called upon him.  However, his greatest accomplishment could be found in his loving, doting presence as a husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle. His legacy of love will continue through all whom he held dear.

He leaves to cherish his memory, a loving wife, Patricia (Pat) Vandiver; sons: Terrence (Maria), Michael (Tania), Tremayne, and Travis Vandiver; daughter, Latoya Vandiver; and 14 grandchildren all of Augusta, GA; 4 sisters, Fannie Hall, Willie Mae Hall, Cynthia (George) Hall of Anderson, SC, Rose Mary (Michael) Dill of Easley SC; 4 brothers, Frank, David, George (Linda) Vandiver all of Anderson, SC, and Anthony Vandiver of Frankfurt, Germany, and a host of relatives and friends.

Homegoing services will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Broadway Baptist Church, 2323 Barton Chapel Road, Augusta, GA 30906, Rev. Dr. George C. Miller, III, Presiding & Rev. Dr. Terrence L. Vandiver, Sr. officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.  Mr. Vandiver may be viewed on Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home, 2945 Old Tobacco Road, Hephzibah, GA.

Professional services entrusted to Williams Funeral Home https://www.wmsfh.net/obituary/thomas-vandiver

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