Tom Vandiver

July 7, 1938 ~ August 4, 2019 (age 81)

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Tom Vandiver, 81 years old of Phil Campbell, AL. passed away August 4, 2019, at his residence.   

Visitation will be Tuesday, August 6, 2019, from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Akins Funeral Home, Russellville, AL. Funeral service will be Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Akins Funeral Home with Bro. John McCullar and  Bro. Jackie Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Blue Springs Cemetery.

Tom was born July 7, 1938, in Franklin County, AL to Thomas A. & Ora Vandiver.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Eloise Saint; brother, Charles R. Vandiver; his granddaughter, Ashley Vandiver; and his nephews, Glen Saint and Ray Credille.  

Tom is survived by his wife of 41 years, Carolyn Adams Vandiver; his sons, Randy Vandiver and Brad Vandiver; his daughter, Denise (Larry) Hester; his sisters, Geraldine Mason, Ruth (Wilburn) Credille and Madeline Britnell; his grandchildren, Dustin (Lindsey) Lawler, Jared (Morgan) Lawler, T.J. (Melissa) Vandiver, and Jake (Britni) Vandiver; his great grandchildren, Brilee and Beau Lawler, Brayson Lawler, T.J. and Noah Vandiver, Addison and Sawyer Vandiver, and Breanna, Emily and Jaylee Vandiver; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Bill Mason, Olen Britnell, Shane Credille, Johnny Vandiver, Lil Tom Vandiver, Todd Adams, Dustin Lawler and Jared Lawler.

Akins Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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August 6, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Akins Funeral Home
13455 Hwy 43
Russellville, AL 35653

Funeral Service
August 7, 2019

2:00 PM
Akins Funeral Home
13455 Hwy 43
Russellville, AL 35653

Interment following funeral service
August 7, 2019

Blue Springs Baptist Church
Hwy. 75
Phil Campbell, AL 35581

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