Thomas H. Walsh, Jr. was born on December 11, 1925 in Baltimore Maryland, the son of Thomas Sr. and Lucy Burkhardt Walsh. He was drafted into the US Army on 06/14/44, serving with company B., 417th Infantry, 76th Division as an infantryman and gunner in the European Theater. Thomas spent 44 days as a POW and earned the Combat Infantry Badge. Thomas returned to Baltimore where his career included the B &O Railroad and Federal Armored Express concluded with his retirement in January of 1987. Thomas wed Avanell Birchfield on August 7, 1951 and became the proud parents and In laws of Debra Rettburg (deceased,2008), Cheryl Warren wife of Richard residents of New Smyrna Beach, Thomas H. Walsh III and wife Eve, Patrick B Walsh and wife Deanna, Mary Quimby and husband Tige all of Edgewater, Florida. He is survived by many loving grand children, great grandchildren and great great grand children, family and friends. A Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady Star of the Sea, 4000 S. Atlantic Ave, New Smyrna Beach, Florida on Monday morning April 30th, 2018 beginning at 10:00. All friends and family are welcome to attend this celebration of Thomas and his wonderful legacy and memories.
Donations may be made to Halifax Health Hospice SE Volusia Care Center 4140 S Ridgewood Avenue Edgewaer FL 32141.