Thomas “T.C.” Waddy
Apr 03, 1935 – Aug 08, 2019
On August 8, 2019, Thomas “T.C.” Waddy,84, passed in his home surrounded by family.
T.C was born on April 3, 1935 in Spotsylvania County where he resided the remainder of his life. He was preceded in death by parents, Thomas “Tommy” and Grace Waddy; and his brother, Ray Waddy. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary Waddy; his six children, Claudia Moore (Ricky), Carolyn Amick (Albert), Patty Talley (Charles), Thomas “Bucky” Waddy (Adrianna), Grace Lynch (Billy), and Ben Waddy (Nicole). his 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and their families whom he loved with all his heart; his brother, Joe Waddy; sister Betty Whitlock; and sister-in-law Margie Waddy.
T.C. attended Belmont School in Spotsylvania from first through seventh grade and then completed his education at Spotsylvania High in 1952. He worked for years at the FMC Plant until acquiring his dream job in law enforcement. T.C. worked as a deputy for Spotsylvania for 8 years before being elected as Sheriff in 1979. A position he held for 16 years. He then continued to serve the citizens of Spotsylvania as a member of the Board of Supervisors representing the Livingston District for 12 years. He was very devoted to the county and was a supporter of the fire and rescue. T.C Waddy was a lifelong member of Mt. Hermon Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and chairman of deacons for many years.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 11 at Mt. Hermon Baptist Church with a service to follow at 3 p.m. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mt. Hermon Baptist Church as he loved his church and was very dedicated to it or to Legacy Hospice.
Our Thoughts & Prayers are with T.C.’S Family at this very SAD time.Such a close Family & A Good Man! May God Bless You ALL.
Our deepest sympathy for all of you. May memories comfort you. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.
RIP TC! May God give peace and comfort to all his family members and friends. I worked with TC for awhile when I was a dispatcher for the county. Good memories. See you later TC!
You truly left a Wonderful Legacy “T.C.” for your family & all of us that had the privledge to know you. Prayers & Hugs to All your Precious Family.
May God embrace you all at this time. May you feel the peace and grace that only God can give. Know that T.C. left a legacy of love, a beautiful smile, and many special memories for us all.
Prayers and Hugs to the family.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. TC was an awesome man and will be missed by all who knew him.
How lucky I am to have had someone in my life that makes saying goodbye so hard. Until we meet again. I love you.
Thoughts, prayers, and love to surround the Waddy family during this time. Know TC left a lasting positive impression on many and he’ll forever remain in the heart of our Spotsylvania community.
Praying for you all. I remember my Granddaddy always talked very highly of TC. He will surly be missed.
May the Lord comfort his family at this time of loss. T.C. Waddy an Honorable man, dedicated public servant who could always be counted on. RIP you made a difference of goodness to our county.
You will be greatly missed. Prayers for all the family and friends.
So sorry to hear of your loss. TC was a great guy and family as well. I cherish my memories of him. He will always be watching over us.
You touched so many lives and you will be missed by all. Sending lots of prayers to all the family and friends.
Rest in Peace Sheriff. Prayers to your family and friends both blood and blue
You will be greatly missed by so many, a true friend, a wonderful person and sheriff! Fly high Sheriff Waddy!
So sorry for your loss he was a great person that will always be remembered by his kindness and respect prayers to the family and friends which he had alot of! RIP TC
T. C, Thanks! A True man of the people,as a Statesman, A Gentleman and a Father and Husband. Rest high on your special place.
My thoughts & prayers go out to the Waddy family…T.C. was a good person & his family reflects that. ♡
My thoughts and prayers go out to the Waddy family and their love ones. He was a great man and a wonderful role model growing up.
Praying for the family. Do be encouraged. It was a blessing to have known Mr.Waddy.
Our condolences to the family. May God Bless you and keep you at this time in your life. TC was a great friend in our younger days. He was always one you could rely on. He will be missed. Our love and prayers for all of the family. Rest in Peace TC. Your work here will be remembered.
To the Waddy Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. TC touched so many lives and helped so many people one of them my son, when he was ready to join the fire dept. TC will be greatly missed and always thought of highly. I am so very proud to be able to call him a friend. God, I pray you give TC’s family your love and comfort today and always. Amen.
Love, Wayne, Regina Graves and family.
Our deepest condolences are extended to the entire Waddy family.
Sending our love and prayers and condolences to all of you at this difficult time of losing a very special person. May God give you peace and comfort in the days ahead. T.C was a very caring man and he will be greatly missed. Annette Massey & family
To all the Waddy Family,
T.C will always be in our hearts!! He was a great man of God and I will never forget how nice he was to my family throughout the years ! He will be severely missed…. until we see one another again! WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHIES ELLEN AND FAE GARNER
May he Rest In Peace and his family find solace in their loss. We all shall meet again in Jesus’ presence. Until then, may God be with us all!
T.C. was one of a kind. Loving, supportive and always thinking of his fellow citizens. Prayers and love to you all.
TC Waddy, the true definition of a kind hearted loving person. My thoughts and prayers to his family.
One of the true heroes of Spotsylvania County! The world is a sadder place without you. You touched so many lives and your care and concern has surely awarded a place in the Heavens. Rest in peace.
TC job well done my friend. Time to enjoy that mansion made just for you in heaven. You served your county well with being a christian and a God loving person. You rest now until we meet again. Prayers and love to your family. Gail Wheeler Massey and Ed Massey
Our condolences to the Waddy family. TC was a fun loving character who enjoyed life to the fullest. May he soar high with the angels and watch over his family.
Tommy and Janet Crickenberger
Our Deepest Sympathy to all the wonderful family. Our Thoughts and prayers are with you. May God Bless each of you.