Tommy is a lifelong resident of Long County, a US Air Force veteran, and retired from Rayonier Paper Mill. He is co-owner of the funeral home and has worked as a funeral assistant since its opening. He is married to the former Amy Wells and has a daughter, Missy, and a son, Jason. He also has four grandchildren, Lisa, Travis, Mallory and Eli, and four great-grandchildren, Kenna, Braxton, Abigail, and Harrison. One daughter, Kathleen, passed away in 1974 and the piano in the funeral home chapel is placed in her memory. Tommy and Amy are members of Calvary Baptist Church in Ludowici.