OBITUARY

Thomas Clay Logan Sr.

October 20, 1932May 14, 2018
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MATHEWS - Thomas Clay Logan, Sr., 85 passed away on May 14, 2018, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Tom was preceded in death by his parents William Rankin Logan and Lillian Braswell Logan; first wife Catherine (Cappy) Kirsch Logan, and brother Edward Rankin Logan. He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years this month, Diane Fleischman Logan; children, Thomas Clay Logan, Jr. (Dr. Jennifer), Dorothy Louise Hunter (Scott), William Edward Logan (Angie Thompson), Russell Jason Pippin; grandchildren Amanda Catherine Shaheen (Jacob), Elise Madeline Logan, and Nathan Alexander Pippin. Sister Dorothy Lee Logan Poe( William Lee), Brothers-in-Law, William Curtis Kirsch (Sue Engelbert) and Edward Herbert Kirsch (Emily Staub); Sisters-in-law, Mary Joe Corder Logan, Fran Fleischman, Sherry Fleischman Russ (John). Also surviving are a host of loving nephews and nieces. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Eastmont Baptist Church followed by a Celebration of Life at 12:00 noon. Pastors Mike Northcutt and Art Long will officiate. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetary at 2:00 p.m. Pallbearers will be Pat Kirsch, Steven Kirsch, Sam Thornton, Charlie Ford, Brian Ford, and Matt Jerles. Honarary pallbearers are John Gregory Russ, Eric Rugg. Tom grew up in Birmingham, AL. Tom was a Korean War Army Veteran. He was a 1958 graduate of The Alabama Polytechnic Institute which was renamed Auburn University. He had nineteen years in administration at St. Margaret's Hospital, was the Administrator of Father Purcell's Children's Center and retired as the Director of The City of St. Jude in Montgomery. Should friends desire, a memorial contribution may be made in Tom's memory to the Missions Program at Eastmont Baptist Church, a charity dear to Tom's heart. The family wishes to thank Angie, LaDonna and Deborah of Baptist Hospice of Montgomery for their loving and gentle care of Tom.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  • Committal Service Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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Thomas Clay Logan Sr.

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Frank Garcia

June 12, 2018

Mr. Logan had a big impact on my brother Ramon and I. Raymon had a great freind in Tommy in the Elementary school years.
Tommy and Bill earned respect in the baseball diamond too and I remember his good character on the field. Dottie is a good friend too. Ramon was very connected with your family, I'll bet he went to your home on occasion. I think this is due to your parents welcoming kids into their home and investing in them. I thought Bill, Dottie and Tommy were and still are fine people, some of the most friendly and positive students in the school. These younger years helped shape our character and gave us time to enjoy our youth. Yes Mr Logan must have had a big heart. Wow, an Auburn alumni, leadership in Father Purcells Purse, and director for St. Jude. No one can count the lives he changed, no one could come close. What a great man! I understand where the depth of character and big hearts of all of the Logans. May the God of peace comfort you as you await the reunion one day in heaven with him.

Rosemarie (Schulwolf) Moore

June 2, 2018

Diane, Sweet One, wanted you to know how much you have been and are in my prayers....I too have such respect for your "Gentle Giant," and wish I had known him better. Gigi and Papa always had such nice things to say about him and were so happy when you two found each other! I understand your plan is to move to California and I hope we get to talk sometime before then. Please know that as you start another chapter of your life, I pray extraordinary levels of comfort and peace on you and yours. Our Loving Father will sustain and keep you until that day when you see Tom again...Praise Be! Love to you, r

Jane Mobley

May 15, 2018

I knew Tom and Diane at Eastmont Baptist Church! They were in my Sunday School Class! He always had a smile on his face and he was a wonderful person! I know the family will miss him! I will, too! Please accept my sincere sympathy, love, thoughts and concern during this time! Love, Jane Adams Mobley

Pam Fellows

May 14, 2018

I only met Tom 2 years ago, but can honestly say he was one of the finest gentlemen I have ever met. His love for his wife Diane was true and pure. My deepest sympathies to his loving wife Diane and his family. You will be missed Tom, but always know that anyone who knew you was truly blessed. With love, Pam Fellows

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