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Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes & Crematory

618 W Main St, Waynesboro, VA

OBITUARY

Thomas Ray Painter

January 13, 1947March 22, 2020

Waynesboro Thomas “Tommy” Ray Painter, 73, husband of Faye (Ramsay) Painter, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving wife and family after a three year battle with cancer. Tommy served his country faithfully in the United States Army as a military police officer, as a police officer for the City of Waynesboro, and was well known in the community. Following cremation, a celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Friends will be received at the residence of 28 Whippoorwill Way, Waynesboro at anytime. Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com

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Billy Painter, jr.

March 30, 2020

Faye, I was saddened today to here about Tommy. My thoughts and prayers for you and the family. If I can be of assistance in anyway, please call

Anje Cassel

March 29, 2020

💜He is at peace in the arms of the angels. Love you Faye💜
~Anje

Bonnie Seaman Nedrow

March 27, 2020

Tom was a longtime friend and classmate where I met him at Blue Ridge Community College. Shared many conversations and laughs along the way. He had a heart of gold and as big as the world. He would do anything for you he could. He was very proud of his family and loved each deeply. He and my husband could always share a story about their military days, hinting exploits or their motorcycles. All those things he can now do without pain. Rest in Peace my friend and Fly High, Fly High on the Mountain. Our love and prayers to Faye and all the family. Bonnie & Ken.

Michael Martin

March 25, 2020

I remember in high school Tommy drove our school bus. He is the only driver I have known to do wheelies and speed shift with a bus.

Ellen Diffenderfer (Painter)

March 25, 2020

I remember when I was about 6 he convinced me that if I licked the bottom of the (medal) ice tray that it would taste like a popsicle. It didn’t! There was also the time he told me that if you stick your tongue on the end of a battery I would see stars. I did! There are so many childhood memories. He was my older brother and where he went I followed. We seemed to find our share of trouble.

kATHERINE hUFFMAN

March 25, 2020

Faye,

I'm so sorry to hear that Tommy has passed away.
He was a good man, and I appreciate all the help
that he gave to me over the years with snow removal.
He was a good neighbor, and I know he will be missed.

God bless you and your family. Stay strong.

Kathy Huffman


Brenda Brooks

March 25, 2020

Faye,
My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Diane Knisley

March 25, 2020

Tommy usually always had a smile on his face and liked to cut up and joke around with people but he also had a sweet serious side he loved Faye with all his heart as well as his children and grandchildren,they were everything to him. He also loved his family and often spoke of Aunt Dot and Uncle Lee and grandma and granddaddy. He will be missed,rest in peace now Tommy ❤️

Kendra Vaughn

March 25, 2020

Sending my condolences to you and your family...I have yall in my prayers...

Carolyn Justice

March 24, 2020

Faye and Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I wish I could be there but distance and the coronavirus has isolated us. I will keep all of you in prayer and pray you all can support each other at this time. God will give you comfort. Love and hugs for all.
Carolyn,Bobby and patsy