Thomas A. Ivey (1942 — 2019)

Thomas A. Ivey


Thomas A. Ivey, 76, of Sarasota, Florida, passed away on June 25, 2019, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He was born on Sept. 28, 1942, in Decatur, Georgia. He was the youngest son of the late Olive and Henry Ivey, who resided in Atlanta, Georgia. Tom attended University of West Georgia and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in business.

Tom had 10 years of work experience as an educator in Georgia public schools and higher education. He had 42 years of work experience in both large corporations and smaller, privately held corporations in operations and human resources. He retired as region director of employee and labor relations of the Pittsburgh region of Comcast Cable.

Tom is survived by his wife, Kay Carlin Ivey; daughter, Laura Ivey; granddaughter, Cahrin Ivey; stepchildren, Kim Showalter (David), Craig Smith (Traci), Bruce Smith (Sally), Bradley Smith (Susan) and Robert Smith; six stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandsons. He was preceded in death by his son, Edward Ivey.

A memorial service is planned for the fall. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice or local Salvation Army homeless shelter.

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