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Thomas “Tommy” Joseph McElveen, 52, of Ellabell, Georgia, and husband of Cynthia “Cyndi” Anne Stewart McElveen, died Tuesday afternoon, September 21, 2021.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, he was a son of Deborah Goggins Blackston and the late James A. McElveen. Thomas worked in skilled trades as a Heating and Air Technician.

Survivors include his wife, Cynthia “Cyndi” Anne Stewart McElveen; children, Cameron McElveen, Chelsea McElveen; grandchildren, Bayleigh McElveen, Blayne Rawls, and Cameron McElveen, Jr.; siblings, Deborah Jean Gibbs (John), Mary Kate McElveen; mother, Deborah Jean Blackston and step-father, Lary Elton “Chunky” Blackston, Jr.; step-mother, Clarissa McElveen, step-son, Steven Chrysler, and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 o’clock Sunday evening, September 26, 2021, at Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.

The Mass of Christian Burial, with military honors, will be held at 10 o’clock Monday morning, September 27, 2021, at St. James Catholic Church. Private interment will be in Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park – East.

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  1. Terri Burke says:

    April, Chelsea and Cameron – words won’t ease a loss like this. I just want you to know that Walter and I care and offer our heart felt condolences.

  2. Andy Richardson says:

    Cyndi my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family

  3. Rebecca Salamankas says:

    So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and the children .tommy was always friendly and willing to talk and laugh with everyone. Our cousins are our first friends . He will be missed .praying for peace for everyone as you go through this difficult time

  4. Fae Kameron says:

    Cyndi, I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and the family.

  5. Cathy Billitet says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for your family.

  6. Mauvaree Ferland says:

    So so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

  7. Cathy Branch says:

    Cyndi, so sorry about Thomas sending prayers for you and family. Thomas was loved by many friends and family he will be missed.

  8. Martha DeHaven says:

    So sorry for your loss. Tommy was a friendly and kind person. Prayers for your family.

  9. Sarah Miller says:

    Dearest Cyndi,
    I am so saddened to hear of Thomas’s passing. Please know that you are in my prayers as well as the rest of your family. I am sorry that I am unable to attend but I will be thinking of you all. Lots of love,


  10. Amy Speir says:


    Thomas was one of my favorites. You and your family are on my mind and in my prayers. He will be missed by so many.


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