Thomas Joel Bivens Jr.

April 30, 1940January 3, 2019

Thomas J. Bivens, Jr. (Tom) passed away on Thursday, January 3. He was 78. Always cheerful, and a reliable source of a good joke, Tom was a trusted advisor to many. Tom was a graduate of both Curry High School and High Point College. After early years at Pilot Life Insurance, Tom owned independent insurance agencies in Monroe, Marshville and Greensboro from 1968 to 1998. Tom is survived by his wife of 55 years, Pat; his children Roy, Rachel and Dan; and his grandchildren Joshua, Cassady, JT, and Kate. The family will receive friends at Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home on Thursday, January 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. A service will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church, 4211 Wayne Rd, Greensboro, NC, 27407, on Friday, January 11, 2019, at 11 a.m, followed by a brief reception at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may made to All Saints Episcopal Church or the American Diabetes Foundation.


  • Visitation Thursday, January 10, 2019
  • Services Friday, January 11, 2019

Thomas Joel Bivens Jr.

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The Kelly Family

January 10, 2019

We are all so very sorry for your loss Pat. Tom was a wonderful, funny and kind man and friend.
He will be missed.
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Joe, Paula, Craig and Girls

Jan Trollinger

January 8, 2019

My heartfelt sympathies go out to you Pat and all your family. As we all went to Curry High School, we shared some good times. Tom was a great friend and an awesome person to know. My love and prayers to you and family

Sandra ( Swanson) Grogan

January 8, 2019

Pat & Family, I am so sorry to learn of Tom's passing. He was a great employer and friend. I have fond memories of Tom & your family, during the time I worked for him. My prayers are with you!

William Trevorrow

January 7, 2019

Dear Pat, I am sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. I am presently in a rehabilitation facility myself recovering from a broken hip. I regret not being able to visit you and the family or attend the funeral. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Carol Sanders

January 7, 2019

So sorry to hear this sad news. Pat, you and the family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Walter Batista

January 6, 2019

Rest in Peace Tom. My condolences to Pat and children.

jerry poole

January 6, 2019

My condolences to the family. Tom was a valued friend and a person that added fun, wisdom, and laughter to my life for a very long time. I will miss him very much.

Bill Aydelette

January 6, 2019

Deepest sympathy to your family for the loss of Tom. We were classmates at Curry High School and enjoyed a lot of good times together!