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Thomas Nelson Hairston,83, left us on Monday, November 12, 2018 at Mount Vernon Hospital. Thomas was born September 10, 1935 to Willie I. Hairston and Roxie Helmes Hairston in Martinsville Virginia. In addition to his parents, Thomas rejoins his wife Amberette Hairston who he couldn't be without and all his siblings; Samuel Hairston, George Hairston, Lucy B. Hairston Parker, Helen Hairston Moore, Christine Hairston Foreman, Baynus Hairston, Henry M. Hairston, John C. Hairston

Thomas graduated from Albert Harris High School Class of 1956 where he then joined the U.S. Air Force and retired as a MSGT after serving over 21 years of honorable serve. He had numerous tours of duty and proudly served in Vietnam.

Thomas loved his family very much and made sure they were taken care of. Thomas interests included golfing, gardening, and watching sports and old westerns and most importantly reading the weekly food inserts and the daily sports page.

Thomas leaves to cherish his memory: his children, Tracy Stinson, Eric (Leslie) Hairston, Thomas "Terry" Hairston ,Selena Hairston and Tuesday Hairston. 13 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

"Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us everyday"