Thomas C. Outland Sr.

Published 9:35 am Tuesday, October 25, 2022

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NEWSOMS – Thomas Clayton “Tommy” Outland Sr. 76, passed away on Oct. 20, 2022 in Sentara Obici Hospital. Born in Northampton County, North Carolina, he was a son of the late Horace Edward Outland and May Long Outland. He was also predeceased by a son, Thomas C. “Tee” Outland Jr.

Thomas C. Outland Sr.

Tommy was a 1967 graduate of Northampton County High School and was a retired chemical operator for Hercules Inc. Tommy attended Barnes United Methodist Church and was a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church where he was a former deacon and building and grounds chairman.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 52 years, Virginia Brock “Ginny” Outland; four sisters, Sarah Askew (Gerald), Joan Baker (Walter), Canara Harrell (Ronnie) and Julia Brown; and a brother, Horace Outland Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 24 in Wright Funeral Home with Dr. Paul Larrimore officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk, VA 23507 or The Children’s Center, c/o Rosalind Cutchins, 700 Campbell Avenue, Franklin, VA 23851.