Tommy Lee Grissom, 54, of Edmonton, KY was born August 28, 1964 in Glasgow, KY to Raymond and Myrtie Olson Grissom. Tommy passed away Monday, October 29, 2018 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green after a lengthy illness.
Raised in Metcalfe County, he attended Edmonton Elementary and Metcalfe County High School. Raised on a farm his junior year, he got his first job at Big Y Cee Bee and worked for Bill Rush and Novella Hamilton for 6 1/2 years. After the store was sold, he got a job at Cavanah IGA owned by Dallas and Barbara Cavanah and remained there for almost 10 years when the store was sold to Paul and Tana Shade. While continuing to work for Paul and Tana for the next 10 years, he got Meat Manager of Year in 2005.
Tommy was a member of the Edmonton Baptist Church and was very active in the church doing whatever he could do for the church and others.
Tommy was preceded in death by his only sister, Bonnie Grissom and his father and mother in law, Junior and Ethel Fields.
Wife: Debbie, whom he'd been married to for 30 years
3 sons & daughter in laws: Jeremey & Anna Fields, Stephen & Tabitha Grissom and Justin & Sarah Grissom all of Edmonton
Parents: Raymond and Myrtie Grissom of Edmonton
3 brothers & sister in laws: Lonnie & Dee Grissom, Tony & Robin Grissom and Billy Joe & Sasha Grissom all of Edmonton
5 grandchildren: Zackary Wayne & Wyatt Lee Fields, Jonathan, Noah & Peyton Grissom
Special friends: Barbara Cavanah & Garland VanZant
Special aunt: Mary Hall
Special niece: Riley Jo Grissom
Several other nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles & cousins
At Tommy's request, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family burial fund at Butler Funeral Home
Funeral Service: Friday, November 2, 2018 at 1:00pmCT at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton
Burial: Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens
Visitation: 3:00pm-8:00pmCT on Thursday and after 9:00amCT on Friday at the funeral home