Thomas D. Elam, 64, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at his home. He was retired from Rockwell International. Mr. Elam was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Elam; daughter, Angela Elam; and brother, Doug Elam. Survivors include two sons, Phillip and Jeff Elam; two grandchildren, Jeffery and Jacob Elam; sister, Betty Elam; and brother, Gerald Elam. To share expressions of sympathy, visit lane-southcrestchapel.com. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. today at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.