Henry Thomas “Tom” Woodside obit

Henry Thomas “Tom” Woodside, age 97, passed away Jan. 28, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family. Tom was a lifelong resident of Williamson County, Tennessee and loved the land that he farmed.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during World War II.  His work career was mostly in farm supplies where he worked at the Williamson County Co-op and then retired as Assistant Manager with Farm and Home Supply. He served as an Elder at Mt. Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  He was the oldest living member of the church and was devoted in attending church faithfully. Tom was a true American and was recognized by the American Society of the French Legion of Honor as a veteran member on Oct. 18, 2012.   

Preceded in death by wife, Myrtle Woodside; stepdaughter and her husband, Carolyn and Sam Crutcher; granddaughter, Dorothy “Sis” Crutcher and great grandson, Chris Reid.  Survived by:  grandchildren, Diane (Ron) Reid, Pete (Mary Kate) Crutcher and Bubba (Debbie) Crutcher; great-grandchildren, Stacie (Landon) Cammilleri, Rachel Crutcher and Cody (Mary Beth) Crutcher; great-great-grandchild, Jaxon Reid; sister-in-law, Lucille Woodside and other loving family members.   

Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Jim Taylor and Joe Copolo officiating.  Interment Williamson Memorial Gardens.  Active pallbearers will be Pete, Bubba and Cody Crutcher, Ron Reid, Landon Cammilleri, and Pee Wee Beard. Honorary pallbearers will be special friends, Russell Smith and Roy Wilhoite and all other members of Mt. Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be made to Mt. Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  Visitation will be from noon until service time at 2 p.m. on Sunday at WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 615 794-2289 williamsonmemorial.com 

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