Thomas Leavitt Cheney, 80, Hermitage, died Saturday, Feb. 23.
Cheney was a member of Central Christian Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Korea. He started Vol State Insulation Company, a commercial and industrial insulation business, which he ran until his retirement in 1995.
He is survived by: wife of 56 years, Sara Nausley Cheney; children, Sara (Alton) McConnell, Tom (Cathy) Cheney, Jr., Dorothy Dailey and John (Connie) Cheney; grandchildren, Sara Van Effen, Jenea Johnson, Tom, Taylor, Trevor and Torrey Cheney and Becky, Katie and Grace Braswell; three great-grandchildren
Cryptside services were 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider making memorials to Central Christian Church, 404 East Main St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130 or Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37204.
Visitation was Monday and Tuesday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.