1953 Thomas 2021

Thomas P Bingham

April 28, 1953 — February 9, 2021

Thomas P. Bingham, 67, of James Island, husband of 50 years to Pamela Edwards Bingham, entered into eternal rest on February 09, 2021, with his wife by his side.

Born on April 28, 1953, in Charleston, Tommy was the son of the late Robert P. and Helen Harley Bingham.

Tommy attended Riverland Terrace Elementary and James Island High School and was a lifelong resident of Riverland Terrace on James Island. He and Pam are active members of James Island Baptist Church. Tommy began his career as a brakeman for Southern Railway at age 20. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad as a locomotive engineer after 38 years of service. He was an Operation Lifesaver presenter and also the Norfolk Southern safety award recipient for 35 years of injury-free service in 2009. He was a member of James Island Masonic Lodge and Charleston Elks.

Tommy enjoyed volunteering at James Island County Park and James Island Outreach. He and Pam enjoyed RVing and camping in many places through the years. By far his favorite sport was golfing at the Muni with his friends and the Muni Rascals. Even though he may not have been able to play the course since the recent renovation, he and Pam were able to take a golf cart tour together of the entire course before the reopening

Besides his wife Pam, Tommy is survived by their two children, Phillip Bingham of Charleston, and Tammy Wartell (Jason) of Newport News, VA. Four grandchildren, Jack, Maile, Amanda, and Ryan. Sister; Sandra Coleman (John) of Bishopville, SC;
Brother and sisters-in-law, Harold and Sue Edwards, Joan E. McCormick (Jim dec.) Pam W. Bingham (Tarlton, dec.)

The family will receive friends on Monday, February 15, 2021, from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at James Island Chapel McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation.

The service will be held at James Island Baptist Church on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. The burial will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, James Island, SC.

Memorial contributions in Tommy`s memory may be sent to James Island Baptist Church and the American Cancer Society.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.McAlister-Smith.com.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION, James Island, 347 Folly Rd., Charleston, SC 29412, (843) 614-8494.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, February 15, 2021

5:00 - 7:00pm

James Island Chapel McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation

347 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412

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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm

James Island Baptist Church

2023 Wappoo Drive, Charleston, SC 29412

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Final Resting Place

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

12:30 - 1:30pm

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