PAULDING – Tommy R. Sulfridge Sr., age 68, died Tuesday, March 17, at the Paulding County Hospital.

He was born in Norton, Virginia, on Sept. 12, 1951 son of the late Lester and Jeanette (Gardner) Sulfridge Sr. On Sept. 18, 1971 he married Connie S. Pastor who survives. He retired from GM Powertrain in 1996 and was a member of UAW #211.

He is also survived by a son, Tom (Maggie Keeler) Sulfridge Jr., of Paulding; grandson, Brock Goins, Paulding; siblings: Gary (Brenda), Larry (Carla), Lester Jr., and Randall (Allison) all of Paulding, John of Continental, Christina (John) DeMuth, Oakwood, and Lisa Miller, Hicksville; 16 nieces and nephews; and five great-nieces and nephews.

He is also preceded in death by an infant brother, Danny.

Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, March 27 at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding. There will be visitation on Friday from 11 a.m. until time of services.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations made to Paulding Church of the Nazarene.

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