Thomas D. Kowitz of Millington, age 64, died Saturday, November 17, 2018. A funeral service was held at 4 p.m. on Friday, November 23, 2018, at the Mumford-Hudson Funeral Home, Pastor Greg Capsel officiated. Cremation followed the service. The family received visitors on Friday, November 23, 2018, at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of service.
Thomas (Tom) was born on February 5, 1954, to Donald and Janet Kowitz. He served in the U.S. Army in the 82ndAirborne Division and was a member of the Millington American Legion Post 164. Tom enjoyed riding his motorcycle, hunting, fishing, woodworking, and karaoke. He enjoyed Friday night dinners at McPherson’s and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was a very hard worker and spent most of his time helping others. Tom drank coffee around the clock, as he was known to have a little coffee with his sugar.
Tom is survived by his longtime girlfriend/partner Connie Smeaton; his children: Teresa (Tony) Elzerman, Rick (Stephanie) Kowitz, Melanie (William) Stacey, and Gary Smeaton; grandchildren: Brittney, Nathaniel, Jasmine, Dylan, Emily, Cole, Brynn, Riley, Kyle; great-grandchildren: Parker and Miah; mother, Janet; siblings: Christine (Robert) Joles, Dan (Judy) Kowitz, and John (Tammy) Kowitz; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald and his grandparents. He will be greatly missed by all.