Thomas Frederick Ernst II, "Thom", passed away on November 23rd, 2020, shortly after his 50th birthday at The Laurels in Huber Heights, Ohio, after a brave battle with renal failure.
Thom is survived by his mother, Doris Phillips Ernst of Cookeville, TN, his father, Thomas Frederick Ernst, Sr. and wife Barbara, of Ava, MO; sister Carolyn Dean of Springfield, MO; uncle Donald M. Ernst of Apollo Beach, FL; aunt Becky Volz (Dave) Wieland and their daughter Veronica Elizabeth Volz of Cookeville, TN; and many loving relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, James Austin and Ida Meadows Phillips of Dayton, OH; and his paternal grandparents, Frederick Maxwell and Marion Ernst of Clarksville, TN.
Thom was born on October 29, 1970 in Dayton, OH at Miami Valley Hospital. He graduated from Wayne High School and attended Sinclair Community College. Thom had a wonderful sense of humor (his laughter made you smile), loved riding his Harley, had a passion for helping pets and was known for his clever artistic talent.
Nov 25, 2020
Tennessee, United States