Thomas L. States – April 1, 2015

Thomas L. States, 75, of Waverly, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at his residence.

Born in Indiana County, PA, on July 4, 1939, he was the son of the late Thomas and Maude Pease States.  He was also preceded in death by a son, Thomas Irving States.

Mr. States had been a resident of Camden County since 1989, and was a veteran of the United States Navy, retiring with 30 years of service.  Following his retirement, he was employed with the Kings Bay Naval Base Commissary and retired from there with 22 years of service.  He was a member of the Fleet Reserve, the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8385, and the American Legion.  He enjoyed fishing, football and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Carol States of Waverly; daughter, Pamela Sue Dixon of Brunswick; sisters and brothers, Cindy, Ted, Walter, and Ike; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 6, 2015 from 11 am to 12 noon at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys.  A graveside service will be held Monday, at 2 pm at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Brunswick with Pastor Jimmy States officiating and with full Military Honors.

The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Mr. States be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation for Research.

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

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