Obit: Thomas Erwin

Obit: Thomas Erwin

July 24th, 2011 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Thomas A. Erwin Jr., 97, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, July 23, 2011.Mr. Erwin was a member of Brainerd Baptist Church. He retired from Ruby Falls. He was a graduate of Central High School, the University of Chattanooga and the Chattanooga College of Law. Mr. Erwin was a past president of the Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Advertising Club of Chattanooga, the Better Business Bureau of Chattanooga and the Brainerd Kiwanis Club. A 56 year member of Kiwanis International, he had 50 years perfect attendance in the Brainerd Club and was a past Lieutenant Governor of Division 3, Kentucky Tennessee District.Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Dixie Waller Erwin; son, Thomas A. (Debbie) Erwin III; brother, Dr. H. Curtis (Libby) Erwin, of Glasgow, Ky.; brother, John M. (Geanne) Erwin, of Maitland, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Alex Erwin and Allison (Alex) Roman.Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Forest Hills Cemetery with Dr. H. Curtis Erwin officiating.Memorial donations may be made to Brainerd Kiwanis Club. Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, and Florist, 404 South Moore Road. Please share your condolences at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.