Thomas Hoskins Spruill, 83, retired from Ford Motor Company after 42 years’ employment

Thomas Hoskins Spruill Jr.
Thomas Hoskins Spruill Jr.

Thomas Hoskins Spruill, Jr., 83, of Virginia Beach, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019.

Born in Virginia, he was a graduate of Norview High School, where he was a football star. In early adulthood, he played softball with the Piledrivers and an avid fisherman throughout his life.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a Freemason. Thomas retired from the Ford Motor Company after 42 years of service. Proud of his 1967 Mustang convertible, he was a loyal Beach Ford customer.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas H. Spruill Sr. and Virginia Sexton Spruill; and sister, Iris Nelson.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 47 years, Anne Spruill; three daughters, Tracey Cain (Matt), Lisa Hamaker (Rex) and Lori Wooten (Rodd); grandchildren, Gabrielle, Rex Jr., Cliff, Matthew, Jarod, Ashlyn and Cassie; sister, Rose Wolford; nephew, the Rev. John L. Wolford III, Benjamin Nelson Jr. and Tom Nelson; niece, Robin Conroy; brother-in-law, W.C. Waddell; as well as many great-nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 26, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Chapel. A memorial service will be conducted at the funeral home chapel at 4 p.m. A reception will follow the service, with the location to be announced at the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad Number 14.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.

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