Thomas Lacy Lilly 62 of Pipestem known by most as “Bouncer” died July 7, 2022. Born March 24, 1960 at Pipestem he was the son of the late Earl and Betty Thompson Lilly.
He fought a brave battle with cancer after having been in remission for several years. During those years in remission Bouncer came to know the Lord and attended Athens Baptist Church as long as his health permitted. Now he is in heaven and free of pain. In his lifetime Bouncer worked at many jobs and was always dependable and hardworking. In his last years he took up painting, carving and designing knives.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two sons, Mac Burton Lilly and an infant son Thomas Earl Lilly and one brother, Jimmy Milam.
Those left to cherish their memories of Bouncer include his two sons, James Dustin and Shayden Lilly; daughter, Robin Meadows and companion Bump Meadows; four sisters, Dovey Tolliver and husband PeeWee, Lois Grimmett and husband Tommy, Darlene Browning and husband Neil and Debbie Phillips and husband Larry and four grandchildren, Laken Belcher, Elysha, Evan and Bricelyn Meadows.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Ronnie Richards officiating. Burial will follow in the Lilly Family Cemetery at Pipestem. Friends may call from 1:00 pm until time of services on Tuesday at the funeral parlors.
Family will serve as pallbearers.