James Thomas Dollard III, age 88 of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017.
Preceded in death by his parents; James Thomas Dollard II and Gertrude Eberhart and sister; Mary Catherine Dollard Rasco.
Survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Jean White Dollard, son; Jimmy Dollard (Glenda) and grandchildren; Joshua, Heather and Hailey Dollard. James is also survived by many extended family and friends.
Tom was born Nov. 10, 1928 in Nashville, TN where he graduated from East High School. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with degrees in chemistry and geology. During the 1950's, Tom worked stateside and abroad conducting oil exploration. He then worked for Coca-Cola in Atlanta as a bio-chemist, retiring after 36 years.
Tom was a hardworking man who enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He was also willing to help anyone in need. Tom was an avid Vanderbilt and Alabama football fan. He also enjoyed watching Atlanta Braves baseball and listening to country music. Tom will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Life Celebration service for Tom was held at Hendersonville Funeral Home on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at 11 a.m, officiated by Pastor Don Hutchinson.
Visitation will be held Friday evening from 4 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Interment to be held at Hendersonville Memory Gardens.