Thomas Cyler Altman 69, of Marion, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012 at Memorial Mission Hospital. He was born February 15, 1943 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Harry Cyler Altman and Mabel Hartley Altman. Mr. Altman was a member of Greenlee Baptist Church since 1965, and served as music director for 33 years, serving the church also as a deacon. He served in the United States Air Force.
He is survived by his wife Ann Nelson Altman, of the home, a daughter; Maria Altman George, husband Jerry, of Little Rock, Arkansas, a sister Judy Altman Phillips, husband Charles, of Hendersonville, NC, two sisters-in-law; Ruth Nelson Laws, and Marie Nelson, both of Marion and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Greenlee Baptist Church with Dr. Jack Sammons officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Greenlee Baptist Church. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery.
Flowers are accepted and appreciated. Those desiring to make a memorial donation are asked to consider the Greenlee Baptist Church Debt Retirement Fund 5967 US Highway 70 West, Old Fort, NC 28762.