In Loving

Thomas Waldo “Tom” Gannon

December 6, 1956 – February 20, 2024

Gannon, Thomas “Tom” W., of Beaverdam, VA, passed from this world on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at the age of 67. After several months of poor health, he was surrounded by his wife, children, family and friends in his last days on this earth.

Tom was born in Jeffersonville, Indiana to Thomas J. and Ruth Joan Gannon. He served in the U.S. Army and retired from the Richmond Police Department after 23 years of dedicated and exemplary service.

Tom was preceded in death by his father, Thomas. He is survived by his mother, Joan; wife, Laura P. Gannon; son, Thomas Matthew Gannon (Joni) and daughters, Rachel Gannon Lloyd (Brandon) and Emily Gannon Weston; sisters, Linda Donegan (John) and Elizabeth Selden-Bowie (Ken); beloved grandchildren, Reagan, Thomas Aiden, Colin and Mason Gannon; 5 nieces and a nephew.

Tom was a devoted husband and loving father. Though his physical presence may no longer grace this earth, his spirit lives on in the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to know him. His legacy of love, kindness, and integrity will continue to inspire and uplift future generations.

The family will receive friends from 10:00-10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at Affinity Funeral Services, 2720 Enterprise Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294. A commemoration of life will follow at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. A reception will immediately follow the service at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 9155 Hungary Road, Henrico VA 23294.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Tom’s memory to Tunnels to Towers Foundation Donate – Tunnel to Towers Foundation (