A lifelong resident of Dinwiddie County, Tommy has been a licensed funeral director since 1997. He is a graduate of Dinwiddie High School and John Tyler Community College. After 25 years of employment at a funeral home in the Petersburg area, Tommy assumed ownership of Williams Funeral Home & Crematory on April 1, 2020.

Tommy is active in numerous civic and fraternal organizations, including Ruritan and the Masonic Lodge, and is also a longtime member of Ocran United Methodist Church. Tommy enjoys long drives through Brunswick and Dinwiddie Counties, admiring all of the beauty their backroads have to offer. He has two sons, Thomas and Nicholas.