Witham, Sr., Thomas Eugene, 82 of Tavares passed away at home on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013. Thomas was born on July 21, 1931 in Bloomington, IN and served in the US Army during the Korea war. Thomas was a Chef and he and his wife owned and operated a successful restaurant in St. Petersburg. He enjoyed racing cars and motorcycles, liked to travel and loved people, especially his family. His grandkids were the most important thing in his life. With his daughter Pamela he enjoyed seeing old barns and collecting horses.
Thomas was predeceased by his wife of 49 ½ years Rose and is survived by a Daughter Pamela Rose Cottle (Anson) of Tavares and a son Thomas E. Witham, Jr (Susan) of Newberry, 6 grand children and 7 great grandchildren.
Funeral Services for Mr. Witham will be held Graveside at 2:00pm on Friday, December 6th at Forest Meadows Memorial Park East, Military Garden of Honor, 3700 SE Hawthorne Rd., Gainesville with a visitation from 12:00-2:00 at Forest Meadows Funeral Home, 725 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL