September 29, 1954 - May 24, 2021
It’s with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of a gentle man. Elzy Thomas “Tommy” Pinson, born September 29, 1954 passed on May 24, 2021. He was predeceased by his parents, Harry Pinson, Jr. and Elsie Smith Pinson and brothers, Lamar Pinson and Donnie Pinson. The family will receive friends from 5:00PM until 7:00PM on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Bevis Funeral Home, 200 John Knox Road in Tallahassee. The funeral service will be at 1:00PM on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Bevis Funeral Home with a private burial following in Thomasville. The family requests that everyone who attends honor Tommy by dressing casually. The funeral service will be livestreamed via the funeral home website ( https://www.bevisfh.com/obituaries/Elzy-Pinson/#!/PhotosVideos). Tommy is survived by his best friend and wife of 30 years, Margaret Pinson; two children, Chris Phillips (Lindsey) of Elizabethton, TN and Susan Ortiz (Marcus) of Tallahassee; four grandchildren, Ariele Phillips, Blaine Phillips, Airman 1st Class Alexa Phillips and Joseph Ortiz; two brothers, Charles Pinson (Linda) of Perry and Raymond Pinson (Renee) of Wisconsin; several nieces, nephews and great -nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. He also is survived by his sisters-in-law, Debbie Downing (Ron), Peggy Miller, Tammie Pitts (Broward) and Kim Skipper. He retired from the Leon County Sheriff’s Department after 27 years working as a Communication Officer and Bailiff Technician. He also served in the CB Posse. Tommy coached many sports for a number of years with Tallahassee Parks and Recreation including tee-ball, flag football and softball. He also volunteered with the Special Olympics in Gadsden County. He was a friend to many and always the first one to help. A special thank you to his Signature at the Courtyard Marianna family, especially Marcia and Kim, who truly made him and his family feel wanted. Also, to Sharon, CNA with Big Bend Hospice for her exceptional care. Kelly Barber of Bevis Funeral Home (850-385-2193 or www.bevisfh.com) is assisting the Pinson family with their arrangements.
It’s with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of a gentle man. Elzy Thomas “Tommy” Pinson, born September 29, 1954 passed on May 24, 2021. He was predeceased by his parents, Harry Pinson, Jr. and Elsie Smith Pinson... View Obituary & Service Information
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