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Tommy David Alderson

Castlewood, VA- Tommy David Alderson, age 72, passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022 after a lengthy illness. Born February 28, 1949. Tommy was a 1968 graduate Castlewood High School graduate. He was an employee of Clinchfield Coal Company/Pittson for thirty-two years and he was a proud member of the UMWA. He also loved to ride horses and put up hay.

He was preceded by his parents: Lindsey L. Alderson and Katie Borris Alderson; sisters: Catherine A. Tompa (Bob Tompa) and Anna Ruth Powers (Woodrow); brother: Luther “Shag” Alderson and wife Carol Alderson; nephew: Harry Wayne Alderson; father-in-law: Clifford L. Duckett.

He is survived by his wife: Sandra Alderson; son: Adam L. Alderson and companion Kristy Stevens; his granddaughter who was his pride and joy, LynnLee Kate; brother: Harry Alderson (Louise) and Dick Alderson (Scarlett); special mother-in-law: Trula B. Duckett; along with several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Temple Hill Memorial Park, Chapel of Love Mausoleum with Pastor Donnie Melvin officiating. Military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 9864. Everyone is asked to assemble at the cemetery by 1:50 p.m. The family asks that face masks be worn if possible.

Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Moore, Mike Hickman, Michael Dotson, Jason Alderson, Tim Alderson, Tyler Alderson, Michael Alderson, and John Tompa.

Honorary pallbearers will be Trigg Moore, Michael Addison, Chris Scarberry, Gary (Pogo) Halloway, Ben Hendrickson and Ricky Breeding.

The obituary can also be found on our website: and expressions of sympathy can be made on our Combs-Hess Funeral Service Facebook page. Combs – Hess Funeral Service, 291 Highway 71 Fincastle Road, Lebanon, VA 24266 (276) 889-4444 is serving the Alderson family. 


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