Calvin "Tommy" Tanner
May 16, 1934 – September 8, 2020
Calvin Thomas Tanner, known to friends as Tommy, age 86, of Dover, FL went home to be with the Lord on September 8, 2020.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Doris Tanner; parents Wesley and Jewell Tanner and brothers Eugene and Elton Tanner. Tommy and Doris were lifelong residents of Dover Florida where they raised their children and were members of First Baptist Church of Dover. Tommy served in the National Guard and was retired from Tampa Electric Company. He was well known for his love of fast pitch softball and his outstanding pitching ability. Tommy loved gospel music and sang in several quartets throughout the years. In recent years, Tommy enjoyed spending time outdoors where he loved to work in his yard and feed the birds and squirrels.
Survivors include one son Carlos (Kristine) Tanner; grandsons Wesley (Kaleigh) Tanner and Pv2 Colton Tanner, United States Army. He is also survived by one daughter Kimberley (Tommy) Greene; granddaughter Kendall (Chad) Southall and great-granddaughters Kyla Greene and Nevaeh Southall.
Funeral Services will take place at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at First Baptist Church of Dover with Rev. Jeff Kidd officiating. Visitation with family members and friends will be held 30 minutes prior to service. Interment will follow at First Baptist Church of Dover Cemetery.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020