Thomas A. “Tommy” Markham Jr.

Published 6:21 am Sunday, July 5, 2020

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Thomas Argustus Markham Jr., 66, of Columbia, died June 29, 2020 at Vidant Chowan Hospital in Edenton.

Mr. Markham was born in Camden on March 3, 1954 to the late Thomas Argustus Markham Sr. and Mary Evelyn Tarkington Markham. He was married 43 years to Linda Mann Markham.

In addition to his wife, surviving are sons Jason A. Markham and wife Cindy of Pantego and Blair M. Markham and wife Maggy of Plymouth; grandchildren Kayla Markham, Addison Markham, Tripp Markham and Thomas Markham; brother Marvin Markham of Columbia and sisters Louise Taylor of Garysburg, Brenda Schachle of Brooks, Ga., and Karen Askew of Elizabeth City.

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Tommy was raised in Weeksville (Elizabeth City). After starting a family farm with his father and brother, he made his permanent residence in Columbia.

A graveside service was held July 2 at the West Family Cemetery with Rev. Vickie Woolard officiating. Family received friends immediately after at the residence of Marvin Markham.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity.

Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Columbia.