Thomas Mason Compton

Born: Wed., Apr. 5, 1950
Died: Tue., Apr. 21, 2020


Memorial service at a later date


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Thomas Mason Compton of Dublin, VA passed Tuesday, April 21 at Pulaski Community Hospital. Tom was born in Welch, WV on April 5, 1950, He went on to graduate high school in Welch and then from Montreat Anderson College in Ashville, NC. Tom was an avid baseball lover, being one of the owners of the Pulaski Minor League Baseball Team.  These teams brought many players to our area and provided the citizens of the area with months of entertainment each summer. As the Building Official of the Town of Pulaski he even oversaw and helped with the first major renovation at Calfee Park.  Tom retired from the Town of Pulaski in 2013 and continued farming at his home in Dublin. He enjoyed being busy with his cattle and working in the garden each summer.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Mason Compton and Sadie Walker Compton, and his Great Aunt and Uncle Council and Mildred Walker whom he had a very special bond. He is survived by his son, Council Jim Compton of Pulaski, Lea Compton Monday and husband Douglas Monday of Max Meadows, step-daughter Kim Slusher and husband Mike Slusher of High Point, NC, and his honorary son Ethan Cornett of Christiansburg.  He is also survived by his grandchildren, Justin Hite, Keily Monday, and Mason Monday. The family will have a private service at a later time, when gathering of larger groups of people is permitted. A Celebration of Life will also be planned at a future date.

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John Hawley
   Posted Fri April 24, 2020
Council/Sissy: I am very sorry to learn about Tom.
I will always consider him a friend and he was a big part of my life. You both will be in mine and Sarah's prayers.
John

Loretta Pifer
   Posted Sun April 26, 2020
Sissy, Council and Little Mason. I am so very sorry for the loss of your Dad. He was a caring neighbor, and I'll miss his and Teddy's visits. Know that you are all in my family's thoughts and prayers. God bless. Hugs, Loretta and Family



Mike Barbour
   Posted Mon April 27, 2020
I enjoyed a decades long friendship with Tom and I will miss him very much. Over the years, he did a lot of good things for our community and for many of his fellow citizens. Blessings to his family and his many friends.

Danny and Dana Hughett
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
We are sorry of hearing about the passing of Tom we highly respected him,he was a good man.Prayers are with you Council.

Lydia
   Posted Thu April 30, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Mr. Compton was a very kind and considerate person. He will be greatly missed.

Darlene Hubble Richardson
   Posted Fri May 01, 2020
So very sorry to hear of Thomas’ passing. So glad we got to see him at the Welch Class of 1968 reunion held in Bluefield. Our prayers are with all of you during this time.

Dianne Parker
   Posted Fri May 01, 2020
We were saddened to learn of the passing of your father. Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. Tommy and Dianne Parker.

Kathy Millirons
   Posted Sun May 03, 2020
Council and Lea, we were so saddened to hear of Tom's passing. He was a true giver of his time and knowledge. The community, as well as many individuals, benefitted from his hard work and giving spirit. Prayers for your family. Tom will be missed. Cliff and Kathy Millirons

Kathy Bishop
   Posted Mon May 04, 2020
Thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.
Freddie and Kathy Bishop
Eric and Amy Berry
Becky Lindamood

Dennis and Janet Jackson
   Posted Sat May 23, 2020
We send our thoughts and prayers to all your family at this sad time. Hold on to the memories and God bring you peace. Dennis and Janet Jackson


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