MAYFIELD - Thomas Mack Travis, 91, died Sunday, January 19, 2014, at Baptist Health in Madisonville, Ky.
He was a lifelong resident of Mayfield, Ky., until, due to medical reasons, he moved to Eddie Ballard West KentuckyVeterans Center in Hanson, Ky.
He was a member of Bethel Church of Christ where he served as elder and deacon. He was a retired salesman for Wonder Bread and Hostess Cake in Mayfield. He was a World War II Army veteran who fought in the Battle of the Bulge.
Mr. Travis is survived by his wife of 66 years, Rebecca June (Colley) Travis; sons, Ricky (Kay) Travis of Murray, Ky., Dr. Randy (Donna) Travis of Manitou, Ky., and Chris (Tracy) Travis of Mayfield, Ky.; sister, Hedia (George) Mabry of Lowes, Ky.; and six grandchildren, James "Richie" Travis, Dr. Adam Travis, Dr. Rebekah Travis, Dr. Ellen Travis McGrath, Clark Travis and Elizabeth Travis.
He was preceded in death by his parents, O.M. and Era Clark Travis; and three brothers, Ray Pryor Travis, John Larry Travis and Terry Lynn Travis.
Services for Mr. Travis will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2014, at Byrn Funeral Home with Stan Colley and Bobby Crittendon officiating.
Pallbearers will be Michael Mabry, Dr. Tim Mabry, Steve Gossett, Russ Conner, Corey Toon and Sean McGrath.
Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2014 at the funeral home.
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