Thomas Lewis Gendron

Thomas Lewis Gendron

Lifelong area resident, Thomas Lewis Gendron, 75, died Sunday afternoon March 31, 2024 at Golden Leaves Living Center in Newberry.

Born July 21, 1948 in Newberry, son of the late Franklin and Margaret (Winters) Gendron, Tom was inducted in the United States Army on May 22, 1968 serving during the Vietnam War until his honorable discharge on May 21, 1970, attaining the rank of Specialist Fourth Class and transferred to the United States Army Reserves.

Tom was employed as a deliveryman/salesman for Newberry Bottling Company for 32 years until his retirement.  Tom was a former member of the American Legion Post #74, B.P.O.E. #1705 and enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time as his camp.

In addition to his parents, Tom is preceded in death by his siblings Belinda Loker and Daniel Gendron; brother-in-law Jim Dennis.

Survivors include his loving wife, the former Michelle Alsin of Newberry, whom he married on May 30, 2003; children Thomas Lee Gendron of Newberry, Tammy Lynn (Clint) Taylor of North Carolina and Matthew James Gendron of Newberry; grandchildren Dynah Gendron and MaKayla Wolf; siblings Katherine (Mike) Blackann of Westland, Penny Dennis of Silver Springs, Nevada, Timothy Gendron of Silver Springs, Nevada, Amy (Denny) Reno of Michigan and Samuel Gendron of Silver Springs, Nevada; sister-in-law Gail Gendron of Algonac, Michigan; several nieces and nephews.

Per request, cremation services were accorded with no public services scheduled.

Condolences may be expressed at

Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry is assisting the family.


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