Tommy Eudell Sealey died on Jan. 27, 2018 at home in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
A Texan for 72 years before moving to Tennessee, Tommy (nicknamed “Bull”) was born on July 16, 1943 in Overton, Texas to Doris Mae Russell and Travis Eudell Sealey.
He was preceded in death by his father, brother Jacky, brother-in-law Jerry Brooks and father-in-law Max Jarrett.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Donna (Jarrett) Sealey of Chattanooga; mother Doris Sealey and sister Sherlyn Brooks of Burnet, Texas; daughter Jackie Sealey-Alvarez and husband Robert of Austin; son Terry Sealey of Houston; nephew Clark Brooks; stepson Paul Anderson; and four grandchildren, Jaden, Priya, Julian and Emma.
A graduate of Briggs High School, Mr. Sealey attended business school in Austin. He was a “jack of many trades” from farming to owning his own business to selling oilfield supplies and cars to driving coast to coast hauling campers.
He loved sports and was a high school referee and umpire for football, basketball and baseball for many years. He loved fishing, golfing, hunting, grilling, playing dominoes and watching football, especially Longhorn football.
Visitation will be at 11 a.m. Feb. 10 with funeral services at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Home, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, Tennessee.
Interment, with military honors, will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
Donations may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, TN.