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Thomas Emanuel Hydrick, Jr.

Thomas Emanuel Hydrick, Jr.
  • June 13, 1944 - March 5, 2018
  • Johns Island, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Attention: CLC Patriots Harbor
    109 Bee Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Thank you so much for honoring Thomas by asking for donations in his name. I am the Director of Community Engagement for the Charleston Animal...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Kay Hyman - North Charleston, SC

“I was sorry to hear about Tommy. I met him in the late 1960's and he was a good friend of Ray Waites. He worked for Ray's father and uncle who were...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: David Jordan - Columbia, SC

“Dear Brenda,sorry I was not able to be there on Sat. My thoughts have been with you. God Bless!! ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Maarleen Alexander - Charleston, SC

“Brenda,I am so sorry to hear about Tommy. I regret that I missed his service, but I did not see his obituary in the paper until tonight. You are in...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Brenda I am sorry to hear about Tommy. My heart goes out to you and the family. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Elaine Spaetti - Summerville, SC

“Dear Brenda and family,I send my most heartfelt sympathy.Tommy was so fun to be around.Always smiling and laughing.May the love and comfort of our...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: linda wertan - johns island, SC

“I met Tommy while working at James Oldsmobile in Charleston SC back in the 70's It was my pleasure to have known him and worked with him. He was an...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Charlie Szad - Pensacola, FL

“Nanette and I send our thoughts and prayers to all of you. We have known Tommy through the years, sharing laughs at the Rifle Club and Elks. Peace be...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Tom Masi - Charleston, SC

“Remember Tommy well at Charleston High. One of the truly good guys! ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Henry I. Siegling - MT Pleasant, SC

“Sorry for your loss, Brenda, but know he is in a better place.Love, Carolyn and Lou ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Carolyn Kosma - Charleston, SC

“Sorry to hear about Tommy,s passing. It was always a pleasure to see him because you always knew he would have something to say that would have you...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Charlie McDuffie - Summerville, SC

“Dear Family, I was so sorry to learn about Tommy's passing. I will always remember him in a special way. When we would come to Charleston (usually...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Jeanette Cheek - Anderson, SC

“so sorry ,he will be missed,by family and friends ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: John wood - charleston, SC

“Brenda,As a child, a visit from Uncle Bubba was a highlight. He always made Renee, John, Alecia and I feel happy with his jokes and teasing. When I...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Michael Kline - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Brenda, You were Tommy's angel. His life was enriched because you were in it. He was my very good friend for over sixty years and I will miss him. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Brenda, I am so sorry for your loss. Monthly, I visited Tommy along with some other members of the Mt. Pleasant Elks. He was always ready to dive...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Angie Basha

Thomas Emanuel Hydrick, Jr., 73, of Johns Island, South Carolina, husband of Brenda Scherf Hydrick entered into eternal rest Monday, March 5, 2018. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 10, 2018 in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends Saturday from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service in the Downtown Chapel.

Tommy was born June 13, 1944 in Augusta, Georgia, son of the late Thomas Emanuel Hydrick and Rose Mae Roberts. He graduated from the High School of Charleston, Class of '63 and served in the United States Air Force. He was the retired owner of H and H Auto Sales. Tommy was very active in the community, being a member of VFW Post 445, American Legion Post 147, Elks Lodge 242, the Charleston Rifle Club and the USC Gamecock Club.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda of Johns Island, SC; three daughters: Sarah H. Nobles (Billy) of Tampa, FL, Dana H. Timmons of Charleston, SC and Callee H. Patro (Devin) of Mount Pleasant, SC; son, Tripp E. Hydrick III of Charleston, SC; two sisters: Mary Kline (Jimmy) of Aiken, SC and Cheryl Leonard of Mount Pleasant, SC; brother, Butch Leonard (Michelle) of Mount Pleasant, SC; eight grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Nickolas Timmons.

Memorials may be made to the Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC 29406 or Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Attention: CLC Patriots Harbor, 109 Bee Street, Charleston, SC 29401.