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Thomas Edward "Tom" Tufts, 46, of Flemingsburg, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016 in Morgan County, Kentucky.
He was born on February 27, 1970 in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, a son of Martha Jones Tufts and the late William R. "Bill" Tufts.
Mr. Tufts was a graduate of Rowan County Senior High School and Rowan State Vocational and Technical School, where he studied to be a diesel mechanic.
Tom was the owner and operator of Bluebank Auto Body and was a compliance officer with the Rowan County Board of Education.
He enjoyed riding motorcycles, attending car shows, and restoring old cars.
He was preceded in death by his father, William R. "Bill" Tufts, who passed away on August 6, 2010.
Survivors include his mother, Martha Jones Tufts of Morehead, his fiancé, Janet Stamper Caskey, three sons Thomas Randall Tufts of Owingsville, Ethan Kelly Johnson of Morehead, Jacob Tufts of Flemingsburg, three daughters Rebecca Dawn Hatton and her husband, Tony of Mt. Sterling, Brianna Renee Tufts of Morehead and Emily Grace Reed of Pikeville, one sister, Sharon Purnell and her husband, Jay of Morehead and one nephew, Aaron Riggsby of Mt. Sterling.
Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, August 10, 2016 in the chapel of the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead with Pastor Clarke Thomas officiating.
Burial was at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, August 11, 2016 in the Jones Family Cemetery in Bevinsville, Kentucky.
Visitation was after 5 P.M. Tuesday.
Pallbearers were Russie Dunaway, Lonnie Arnold, Tom Wilson, Lester Maples, Jeff Wallace and Ted Trent.
To view the online memorial and sign the guest book, please visit www.mrgrayfh.com.
Published on August 11, 2016
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