Tommy Lee Gaines, III
March 16, 1969 - July 23, 2021
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Thomas Lee Gaines, III, 52, husband of Katie Gaines, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021. Born in Greenville, SC, he was the son of Thomas Gaines,  Jr. and the late Jacquelyn Campbell Gaines. He is survived by wife, Katie Gaines; daughter, Jordan Gaines; father, Thomas Lee Gaines, Jr. and his fiancé, Theresa Riddle. A…

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Pat Rochester MARELLA left a message on July 28, 2021:
Sending love and prayers. A beautiful soul inside and out. He will be truly miss.
Lily Schroeder left a message on July 28, 2021:
In memory of Tommy Lee Gaines, III, Lily Schroeder lit a candle
Judy McCoy left a message on July 28, 2021:
God I want you to be with Katie& Jordan At this time of sorrow and Tommy& family And friends. you have received another angle Lord, God up hold this family under You’re wings and give them strength at this time. Tommy Lee you were like a son & I loved you & you’ll be missed. Katie & Jordan & Tommy may God be with you always. Judy McCoy
Pam & David Lamb left a message on July 28, 2021:
We are so deeply sorry & saddened for the loss of your Tommy. Sending you many thoughts & prayers during this difficult time. Tommy lived across the street from us back in 1995 for several years & we really enjoyed getting to know him after our move to Simpsonville. RIP Tommy. You will be missed by so many.
Justin Glifonea left a message on July 28, 2021:
You will be missed dearly, buddy. Thank you for the friendship. Rest in Paradise with our Lord.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Kim Dillard left a message on July 28, 2021:
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I worked with Tommy on the Lenovo team at SYNNEX. Sat two desks away so always got to hear Tommy's funny comments and fun banter. He was always a fun guy to be around and a great teammate. My prayers are with his family during this very sad time. May your good memories sustain you.
sue drummond left a message on July 28, 2021:
Rest in Peace Tommy, we will see you again .....
sue drummond left a message on July 28, 2021:
My thoughts and Prayers are with this Family. Tommy would light up a room with wit and laughter paired of course with his equally awesome Katie. What I will remember is Love, Laughter, and a Genuine Spirit. Rest in Peace Tommy, we will see you again......
TINA MORETTIN left a message on July 28, 2021:
Dear Katie and Jordan, Your Moretti’s friends are so sorry for your loss. I loved catching up on a Saturday afternoon. Deepest condolences & lots of prayers. -Peter &Tina
Melissa Ridgeway left a message on July 28, 2021:
Thoughts and prayers for you and the family Katie. We love you.
Ed Stewart left a message on July 27, 2021:
So very sorry for your loss. I worked with Tommy at Michelin and had many fond memories of our time together. I cherished his honesty and humor and I know he will be missed by everyone who loved him. I especially remember our trip to Salt Lake City for a computer conference, visiting the Great Salt Lake, a massive copper mine, and visiting a movie theater where they served food and beer at tables while we watched the movie which was unique for that time and awesome. Farewell dear Tommy.
Ron Smith left a message on July 27, 2021:
Good times we had , those memories imprinted and shared. Till we meet again my friend -Smitty
Chris Varady left a message on July 26, 2021:
Tommy was such an amazing person. He always made me laugh.
Lisa Calhoun left a message on July 26, 2021:
In memory of Tommy Lee Gaines, Lisa Calhoun lit a candle
Lisa Calhoun left a message on July 26, 2021:
My deepest condolences to the family. I had the pleasure of working with Tommy at SYNNEX. He was a good friend and will be dearly missed.
Tammy Van Gieson left a message on July 26, 2021:
My sincere condolences to the family, praying for all of you for peace and comfort. I am a co-worker of Tommy at Synnex and absolutely think the world of him. He was always kind and funny and could put a smile on anyone's face. He will be truly missed!
Melanie Brown left a message on July 26, 2021:
The family will be in my thoughts and prayers. I loved working with Tommy. He has such a great sense of humor
Lisa Moore left a message on July 26, 2021:
In memory of Tommy Lee Gaines, Lisa Moore lit a candle
Heidi Mills left a message on July 26, 2021:
Katie, I am so very sorry for your tremendous loss! You are in my thoughts and prayers! Please know you are loved and supported in the days to come! Praying so hard for you sweet girl!
Tonya Hines left a message on July 26, 2021:
Katie and Jordan, I worked with Tommy at Synnex and his memory always bring a smile to my face. I am so sorry for your loss and are in my family's prayers. Tonya
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Mike Johnson left a message on July 26, 2021:
My deepest condolences to the family. I worked with Tommy at Synnex. He was unbelievably dedicated to doing an outstanding job every single day. Tommy was always eager to help and a pleasure to work with. He was also a good friend. He will be deeply missed.
Lisa M Gaines left a message on July 26, 2021:
So sorry to see this. Tommy, you were a good man.
Yolanda Nunez left a message on July 25, 2021:
We are deeply saddened by the news of Tommy’s passing. Tommy was such a great guy! He will be truly missed. My heartfelt condolences and prayers to Katie, Jordan and the rest of Tommy’s family.
Lisa Coker left a message on July 25, 2021:
So sorry for your loss, hugs and many prayers for you and Jordan. Love you
Billy & Annette Byrnes left a message on July 25, 2021:
Katie & Jordan you are in our prayers. Hard to believe we were just eating pizza and talking Italian food a month ago. Our deepest sympathies to you both during this time of shock and sorrow. We know how very much Tommy was loved and how much he will be missed. Prayers going up.
Billie Marcus left a message on July 25, 2021:
Tommy, Jordan and Katie my heart is broken for your loss, May God comfort you in the days ahead, I am praying for you. Prayers Billie Marcus
Heather Gleaton left a message on July 25, 2021:
Dear Gaines Family, Please know that I, and the whole staff at Roper Mountain AH, are thinking about you during this difficult time! Tommy has been a long-time client and friend who we consider family! Hugs to you all!!! Heather Gleaton
Pam & Jim Koncki left a message on July 25, 2021:
We are so very sorry for your loss. We loved chatting with Tommy on our walks around the cul-de-sac. He was a great guy who'll be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Susan Lett left a message on July 25, 2021:
I am thinking of all of your family....especially Jordan Gaines....may His peace be with you all.
Judy Girardeau Moody left a message on July 25, 2021:
I pray that you will find comfort in Jesus Christ. I have no words to express my deepest sympathy for you at the loss of your son and husband. I remember Tommy Lee for his laugh and the mischief in his eyes as a little boy. He was wonderful to be around. He will be in many hearts forever. Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers
Leslie Mayer left a message on July 25, 2021:
I am so very sorry to hear about Tommy. Sending lots of love and prayers for the days to come for all of you.
Betty & Richie Klaiber left a message on July 25, 2021:
Our hearts are breaking for you. So very sorry for your painful loss. Love you so much…and will keep you all in our prayers.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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