Thomas Nolan “Tommy” Thornburg Jr., 52, of Hickory, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 12, 2023.
Tommy was born February 13, 1971 in Catawba County to Thomas Nolan Thornburg Sr. and the late Carol Huffman Allen. He was an out going person that enjoyed helping people, working on small engines, fishing and hunting.
In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Nolan Thornburg II; aunt, Judy Punch; uncles, Frank Huffman, and George Huffman Jr.; and cousins, Steve Punch and Steven Thornburg.
He is survived by his children, Nicholas Lee Thornburg, Randy James Thornburg (Treana), and Michael Thornburg; brother, Miles Allen Thornburg; and granddaughter, Raelynn. Also surviving are his aunts, Della Young and husband Clyde, and Toni Huffman; his dog, Spud; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at a later date by the family.
Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory in Valdese is assisting the family.