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Tommy R. Colley

October 29, 1953 — October 1, 2022

Mt. Carmel


Tommy R. Colley, age 68, passed away on October 1, 2022, at The Waters of Bristol. He was born on October 27, 1953, in Detroit Michigan to the late Franklin Colley and Mamie Stout Colley.


Tommy received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and he is listed in Who’s Who of American Colleges and Universities. He served 23 years in the United States Army and was awarded 14 medals and countless ribbons and citations.


His pride in life are his children and grandchildren, who have become responsible and respected members of society.


His two loving wives; Debbie and Sandra, have already gone home to Heaven, where with open arms will welcome Tommy home.


Left to share his memory are daughters, Vicki Gentry and Misty Tyburski, son, Cameron Colley, and sister, Connie Colley. Also, his grandchildren, Kayla Hennessey, Samantha Moody and Zachary Tyburski.


Thank you, Farris Funeral Service for what you have done for me over the last 45 years. Thank you, Smokey Mountain Home Health and Hospice caregivers, especially to Carey, RN, and Angel.


The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at Farris Funeral Service – Main Street Chapel. A graveside service will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Military honors will be presented by the Army National Guard and the Highlands Veterans Honor Guard.


The family of Tommy R. Colley is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service – Main Street Chapel, 427 E. Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210. 276-623-2700.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, October 8, 2022

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Funeral Service – Main Street Chapel

427 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

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Graveside Service

Saturday, October 8, 2022

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Forest Hills Memory Gardens

19415 Lee Hwy, Abingdon, VA 24210

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