Archie “Thomas” Toombs, age 88, of Red Oak, Virginia passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at his home with family by his side.
He was born June 4, 1934 in Red Oak and was the son of the late Marilla and Mae Fannie Toombs. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Edith Lacks, Doris Owen, and Grace Conner and three brothers, James “JW” Toombs, Melvin Toombs, and Marvin Guthrie.
Thomas is survived by his wife of 59 years and 10 months, Charlotte Jones Toombs; daughters, Jeanette Ponton (Lee), Faye Weston (Danny), and Ann Marie Coghill (Craig); grandchildren, Thomas Williams (Amanda), Cindell Ponton, Casey Ponce (Troy), Curtis Weston, Travis Weston, Jason Weston, Eric Weston, and Paden Coghill; and great-grandchildren, Cadence Williams, Wyatt Williams, Gabriel Ponce, Declan Ponce, and Everleigh Ponce. He is also survived by his sisters, Lillie Mae Tatum and Lois Mull; brothers, Wesley Toombs and Garland Toombs; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Toombs was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and a United States Army Veteran.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 21, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church, 6700 Barnesville Hwy, Red Oak, Virginia 23964. Interment with Military Honors by the U.S. Army Honor Guard and American Legion Post 43 will follow in the church cemetery. Pastor Mike Bowen will officiate. Following the service, the family will receive friends in the church’s fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.newcomballgoodfh.com. Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home in Chase City will be handling the arrangements.