THOMAS EDWARD CREECH, JR.
May 15, 1947 – April 23, 2016
WENDELL – Thomas Edward Creech, Jr., 68, died suddenly on Saturday while enjoying one of his favorite pastimes, playing Golf. He is now at home with the Lord. Tommy had a strong love for the Lord and his family. He never met a stranger and always had a story or joke that would make you laugh. His joyful personality and giving heart will be remembered forever. He was preceded in death by his parents, Reverend Ed & Rochelle Collins Creech.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Delora Creech of the home, son, Brooks Creech (Kim) of Youngsville, brothers, Ted (Jeannie) of McCamey, TX, Nelson (Cindy) of Knoxville, TN, Kent “Pete” (Jeannie) of Youngsville, Jesse (Teresa) of Wendell, Tim of Mebane, granddaughters Monica Creech, Samantha Norris, numerous nieces & nephews.
Contributions in memory of Tommy may be made to Neuse Baptist Church, Building Fund, 414 Southtown Circle, Rolesville, NC, 27571, where he was a lifelong member.
Funeral service 2 pm, Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with visitation from 12:30-2 pm, prior to the service and other times at the home. Burial, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net