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Thomas E. Astin, Sr.
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Thomas E. Astin, Sr., 75, of Danville, Va., passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born April 23, 1943, in Danville to Helen Cassada Astin and the late Albert S. Astin. Mr. Astin first married Joan Sheets Astin, who preceded him in death on April 14, 2008. He later married Barbara Brown Astin, who survives. Mr. Astin was co-owner of Wise Hundley Electric Co. He attended Faith Memorial Baptist Church.

Mr. Astin is survived by his daughters, Shari Astin Canupp and husband, Tommy of Danville, and Jayne Astin Gibson and husband, Don of Danville; his sons, Thomas E. Astin, Jr. and wife, Brenda of Danville, William “Billy” S. Astin and wife, Kristy of Blairs, and David P. Astin and wife, Lisa of Danville; his step-children, Rusty S. Waller and wife, Lindsay of Danville and Chrystal Mayberry and husband, Jerry of Danville; his brother, Doug Astin; and his sister, Brenda Sumrell; as well as 16 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his first wife and father, Mr. Astin was predeceased by his brother, Albert “Pete” S. Astin.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Faith Memorial Baptist Church with Pastor Daniel Lackey officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends Saturday, July 7, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Faith Memorial Baptist Church, and at other times at the residence.

The family respectfully suggests memorial donations to the Faith Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund, 7450 Martinsville Hwy, Danville, VA 24541.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Astin family. Online condolences may be made at

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Faith Memorial Baptist Church

7450 Martinsville Hwy
Danville, VA 24541

Funeral Service




3:00 PM
Faith Memorial Baptist Church

7450 Martinsville Hwy
Danville, VA 24541

Cemetery Details


Floral Hills Memory Gardens

1665 S Boston Rd.
Ringgold, VA 24586

Memorial Contribution

Faith Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund

7450 Martinsville Hwy.
Danville, VA 24541

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