Obit: Thomas Ruffin

Obit: Thomas Ruffin

September 27th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Thomas Melvin "Lil Thomas or LT" Ruffin III, age 11,passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.He was born Feb. 19, 2002, and a sixth-grade student at Tyner Middle School.Thomas loved playing video games, basketball, being outdoors. He was kind, affectionate, mannerly, loving, good-hearted, handsome and a true little gentleman and child of God.Survivors include mother, Audreea "Shae" Rose; father, Thomas M. RuffinII; sister, Shidrea Stewart; brothers, Travius Ruffin and Tyrell Williams; grandmothers, Shelia Ross, Bonnie Mills; grandfathers, Thomas Mel (Gwen) Ruffin and Jesse Mills; great-grandparents, Thomas and Georgella Greene; uncles, Aaron Ross Jr. and Jeremy (LaShondra) Mills; aunt, Demetrius Jordan; many other friends and family.Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in the chapel with Pastor Charles Moore officiating.Burial in Chattanooga MemorialPark.Visitation from noon until 8 p.m. today at the chapel.Arrangements by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors.