Thomas “Tom” Flanary Jr.

Thomas “Tom” Flanary Jr.

March 31, 1950 ~ February 17, 2021

Tom Flanary, Jr., age 70, passed away on February 17, 2021. He was born on March 31, 1950 in Wise County, Virginia the son of the late Thomas L. Flanary and Reba M. Flanary. He was predeceased by his sister Carolyn and brother David. Tom moved to Florida when he was 12 years old. In 1971 he married his wife of almost 50 years, Karen Aker. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son Richard and two daughters Rebecca (Daniel) and Miranda (Matthew). He is also survived by six grandchildren: Morgan Flanary, Corbin Flanary, Kellen Flanary, Joey Alexander, Jimmy Alexander and Jarred Alexander. Tom worked for many years at the old Ormond Hotel as both a cook and in later years in maintenance. He then moved on to working in the Dandee Bread Bakery in Daytona Beach. From there he worked for the City of Daytona Beach in their waste-water facility. He was last employed with The Salvation Army of Daytona in maintenance. Tom had a quick wit and loved to laugh. During his life Tom went through various phases of hobbies. He loved to paint and draw as well as enjoyed working the crossword puzzles in the daily newspaper, growing plants and his final hobby was painting rocks and hiding them throughout the city. Anyone having rocks with “TKF”, these were painted by him. Tom was a dedicated and loving husband, father and grandfather who will be missed by all who knew him. Tom asked that there be no services and we are honoring his request. Cremation is being handled by Alavon Direct Cremation Service.

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