Thomas Joseph Cheslock, 69, of Hickory, passed away Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.

Born July 14, 1948, in Hazelton, Pa., he was the son of the late Joseph Cheslock and Jane V. Cheslock. A graduate of Penn State and Norwalk Community College, he received an associate degree in computer programming. Thomas was employed with Pitney Bowes and retired at 61. He attended St. John's Episcopal Church in Marion, and St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Bethel, Conn. He was a past member of Bethel Volunteer Fire Department, Norwalk Volunteer Fire Department, a prior volunteer with The Red Cross, Danbury Area Computer Club, Rocking Roosters Square Dance Club, Candlewood Amateur Radio Association, and Marion Amateur Radio Association.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 32 years, Carol Cheslock of Hickory; son, Doug Griffin II and wife, Stephanie; and sister-in-law, Dolly Normand and husband, Gerry. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the Cheslock family at www.drumfh-hickory.com.

Drum Funeral Home in Hickory is honored to be serving the Cheslock family.

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