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John Thomas “Tommy” Broome, 69, resident of Abbeville Arms Apts. passed away Wednesday May 1, 2019 at his home.
Born in Abbeville, SC he was a son of the late William Raymond “Buddy” Broome, Jr. and Frances Long Broome.
Tommy was a graduate of Abbeville High School and attended Gordon Military Academy on a football scholarship. He was a retired insurance agent. Tommy was very active with the Abbeville Youth Athletics serving as a football and baseball coach for many years. He was a former board member and was a baseball umpire and a football official. He was an avid South Carolina Gamecock fan. Tommy also served in the National Guard for a number of years.
Survivors include: two sons Scott Broome (Kimberly) and Jonathan Broome both of Abbeville, SC; a sister Robin Broome of Abbeville, SC; three brothers Jimmy Broome, Bob Broome (Patti) and Mark Broome (Emily); five grandchildren Ariana Broome, Kali Broome, Austin Cadden, Audrey and Sydney McCurry; a number of cousins and nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Tommy’s life will be held Sunday May 5, 2019 at 3:00 PM in the Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home. The family is at the home of his sister Robin Broome 1008 North Main St. Abbeville, SC.
The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2:00 until 3:00 PM at the funeral home prior to services.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Abbeville Youth Athletics Association, 404 North Main St. Abbeville, SC 29620.
Old buddy you will truly be missed sorry i missed the service.
wayne leroy May 7 2019 12:00 AM
I extend my deepest sympathy on the loss of Tommy. He will be missed. Sincerely,
Susan Gladden May 6 2019 12:00 AM
Love and sincere condolences for you and the rest of your family. Will keep you in our thoughts and prayers and pray that God will give you comfort and strength during this time.
Gail and Ron Parker May 5 2019 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear of Tommys passing. The family has my deepest sympathy.
Teresa Blackston May 3 2019 12:00 AM
You were a good friend all thru high school just wish we could have lived closer to stay in touch. We were always getting into some type of mischief. I remember one time a group of us went to the lake to spend the night and you and I decided to go an get some beer. The place was closed so some how we ended up heading to Augusta which made perfect sense to us! Half way there the van broke down and we started to push but then decided to knock on a run down shacks door in the middle of the night, which also made sense. Luckly they didn't shoot us and let us call your cousin's in Augusta. When we finely made it back to the lake late the next day come to find out they had call police and put out missing persons for us. You will be missed my friend! Maybe one day we can go on another adventure.
Mike kelley May 2 2019 12:00 AM
Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Hopefully reflecting on all the good times, you have shared together will help ease some of the pain that you are going through. May the God of all comfort strengthen you during this time of great sadness and may His promise for the future bring you a measure peace. (John 5:28, 29)
AnnieB May 2 2019 12:00 AM
Johnathan, i am so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. He was a good man and he will be greatly missed. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Lauren Ledford May 2 2019 12:00 AM
Im so sorry to hear about Tommys passing. He was a wonderful man. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
-Tracie Scott (Moss)
Tracie May 2 2019 12:00 AM