William "Tommy" Thomas Mundy, Jr.
William Thomas Mundy, Junior, 88, of 104 Middle Brook Road died March 4, 2017 at his daughter’s home in Palm Bay, Florida.
A native of Abbeville, he was a son of the late William Thomas and Margaret Ada McNeill Mundy.
Surviving are his loving and devoted wife, Mildred Harper Mundy; his devoted and loving daughter, Margaret Anne Frye of Palm Bay, Florida; a caring son-in-law, Howard Warner Frye III; and three loving grandsons, Howard Warner Frye IV, Thomas Carter Frye, and Michael Cameron Frye all of Palm Bay, Florida.
He was a 1946 graduate of Abbeville High School and a 1950 graduate of Presbyterian College where he earned a BA degree in Mathematics. He was designated a Distinguished Military Student and Graduate, was a member of the Drill Platoon, and served as a Company Commander Captain in the ROTC. After graduation he served as an Infantry Officer, USAR, with almost a decade of active and reserve duty.
Following graduation, he was employed by Deering-Milliken and Company, by Riegel Textile Corporation, and for the last twenty years of his Textile Industry experience was a self-employed Management Consultant. He was a Certified Management Consultant as designated by the Institute of Management Consultants. He was a member of the American Society for Testing Materials, and served as a member of the Statistics Committee of that Organization. He was a member of the South Carolina Statistical Association and the Southern Textile Association.
He was a life-long member of the United Methodist Church and was a former member of Main Street United Methodist Church, Abbeville; Ware Shoals United Methodist Church, Ware Shoals; Mamaroneck United Methodist Church, Mamaroneck, New York; Main Street United Methodist Church, Greenwood; Ellsworth United Methodist Church, Ellsworth, Maine; and for the last 47 years, a member of Lee Road United Methodist Church, Taylors. He served the church faithfully through the years in a number of capacities including Lay Leader at Ellsworth and Lee Road, Chairman of the Finance Committee on several occasions, Chairman of Fund Raising Committee for Howard Hall, Chairman of the Staff-Parish Relations Committee, Church Historian, Chairman of the Building Committee, and Chairman of the Vision Team at Lee Road. He was a member of the D. W. Smith Sunday School class where he served as a member of the team teachers. He also served as a member of the Board of District Superintendency for the Greenville District of The United Methodist Church.
He was an Eagle Scout, an Air Scout, a member of The Order of The Arrow, and a former member of Boy Scout Troop 71, Abbeville. He also was a licensed private pilot.
Memorials in memory of Tom may be made to Lee Road United Methodist Church, 1377 East Lee Rd. Taylors, SC 29687 or to Presbyterian College 503 South Broad St. Clinton, SC 29325.
Services: 2:00 PM Saturday March 11, 2017 at Main Street United Methodist Church, Abbeville, South Carolina, with the Reverend’s James O. “Jim” Gilliam, David Surrett and Brian Arant officiating. Interment will be in the family plot in Sharon Cemetery, Sharon United Methodist Church, Abbeville, South Carolina with Full Military Honors.
Visitation: 12:45-1:45 PM at Main Street United Methodist Church Sanctuary prior to the Funeral Service.