Tommie L. Gafford

August 16, 1946 - March 30, 2018

Tommie Leon Gafford, 71, a longtime resident of Lee County, FL, passed away Friday, March 30, 2018 in Cape Coral, FL. He was born August 16, 1946 in Fort Myers, FL to Carl and Nancy Gafford, now deceased.

Tommie was an elder in The Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall on Nicholas Parkway in Cape Coral. He was a loving and devoted father, husband, brother and friend. He was an insurance agent in Southwest Florida for nearly 40 years. His warm loving smile and great sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Norma Gafford of Cape Coral; four loving children, Sharla Ostrom (Todd) of VT, Jeffery Gafford of Cape Coral, Zachary Gafford of Cape Coral, and Gregory Gafford (Heidi) of Naples, FL; three siblings, Michael Gafford (Sam) of Buffalo, NY, Gary Gafford (Donna) of Cape Coral, and Robin Gafford of Cape Coral; daughter in law, Kerry Gafford; 13 grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Tommie was preceded in death by a son, Tommie Gene Gafford.

Memorial Services will be held 4:30 PM Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Kingdom Hall A, 424 Nicholas Pkwy., Cape Coral, FL 33991 with Elder Charles Perry officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests your prayers or a card.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

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