Thomas Hance Flinn III
- January 30, 1922 - February 17, 2008
- Lakeway, Texas
of Thomas' Passing
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“Dear Ann, Our most sincere sympathy to you and your family at this time of your great loss. Willy Grimes, Tom's and my classmate of AHS class of '39...Read More »
1 of 31 | Posted by: John Metzenthin - Webster Groves,, MO
“What a blessing to have known Tom! I will always remember his tales and his mischievous smile and the simple joy he found in every day.
2 of 31 | Posted by: Evelyn Stone - Austin, TX
“Mark, Terri & Flinn Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you now and always. May God give you...Read More »
3 of 31 | Posted by: Nick, Maria & Nico Martinez - TX
“Dear Ann, I worked for Tom for about 14 years and can truly say he changed my future with his support and encouragement. I have always considered...Read More »
4 of 31 | Posted by: Doris Alexander Buswell - VA
“Dear Flinn Family, Please know that all of our love and prayers are with you. We feel blessed to have had the privilege of meeting "Paw Paw" and...Read More »
5 of 31 | Posted by: Persellin Family - San Antonio, TX
6 of 31 | Posted by: DIANE ERDMAN OVERTON - RICHMOND, IL
“Dear Mrs. Flinn, Mark and family, I am thinking of you all during this difficult time. I always enjoyed visiting with the Flinn family and spending...Read More »
7 of 31 | Posted by: Doug Clarke - Midlothian, VA
“Uncle Tom's love for his family was always felt all the way up in Chicago, IL. Please accept my prayers for God's peace and love during this time. ...Read More »
8 of 31 | Posted by: Suzanne Hemmerle - Spring Grove, IL
“Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you. Please know we are here for you...Buzzy,Ericka, & Sydni Sage "To live in hearts we leave behind Is not to...Read More »
9 of 31 | Posted by: Sage Family - San Antonio, TX
“Ann, we are so sorry to hear about your loss. We admired Tom and enjoyed his smile, humor and wonderful outlook on life. He was an amazing man and...Read More »
10 of 31 | Posted by: Joe Johnson - Richardson, TX
“Sorry for your loss Ann
11 of 31 | Posted by: Lester and Elsie Sauer, patio bunch - VA
“Dear Mark, Terrie and family, I am so sorry for the lost of your father. My prayers are with you and your family during this hard time. Your father...Read More »
12 of 31 | Posted by: Cheryl Buffington - San Antonio, TX
“Dear Ann: So sorry for your loss. It's been a long time since our days at Meadowbrook CC but not hard at all to recall our many good times.
13 of 31 | Posted by: Bud & Bev Roderick - Richmond, VA
“Dear Mrs. Flinn and Family My thoughts and parayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Mr. Flinn was such a kind and...Read More »
14 of 31 | Posted by: Sunny Lehnert - Round Rock, TX
“We have lost a very dear friend and will miss him deeply.
15 of 31 | Posted by: Stanley & Phylis Kuenstler - TX
“Mrs. Flinn, Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time. It was a pleasure to help take care of Mr. Flinn. The entire staff at...Read More »
16 of 31 | Posted by: Dusty, Dr. Rutledge's Nurse - TX
“Praise God for his life. He obviously lived a wonderful example of a good and faithful servant of God and country and made a difference and was much...Read More »
17 of 31 | Posted by: Laura Reilly - San Antonio, TX
“To the entire Flinn family, all my love goes out to you during this time, and as your home has been open to me for so many years, so is my heart open...Read More »
18 of 31 | Posted by: Brian Bailie - Yorktown, VA
“Where do you begin? Wish we could be there- We'll not forget all the times spent together-especially his tour of the Alamo,Mike's wedding, the ranch...Read More »
19 of 31 | Posted by: Don & Jo Heslep - Richmond,Va., TX
“Given his pride in his Texas heritage, I expect Uncle Tommy received a tremendous reception at the Pearly Gates! We are sorry to see him go, but glad...Read More »
20 of 31 | Posted by: John and Chris Erdman - WI
“Mrs. Flinn, Kathie, Mike, Mark and families: Please know that we are sharing in your sorrow at the loss of your beloved husband, father and...Read More »
21 of 31 | Posted by: Kelly Dunckley - Whiting, NJ
“My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Flinn family and especially my friend, Kathie. Claudia
22 of 31 | Posted by: Claudia Combs - Chesapeake, VA
“Hello Ann, I had the privilege of working for Tom at the bank prior to his retirement. Tom was a great boss and teacher, a true friend and someone...Read More »
23 of 31 | Posted by: Beth Duke - Richmond, VA
“Our hearts are saddened by the passing of Uncle Tommy. It was such a pleasure to sit and listen to Uncle Tommy talk about his life experiences, and...Read More »
24 of 31 | Posted by: Diane & Norm Erdman - Genoa City, WI
“Dear Mrs. Flinn, Mike and Mark, I am saddened by your loss. I have thought of all of you many times over the years and wondered how you were doing. ...Read More »
25 of 31 | Posted by: Elizabeth Jacobs - Richmond, VA
“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
26 of 31 | Posted by: Curtis and Terrie Hagar - TX
“Ann, Awfully sorry about Tom's untimely death. We had been good friends ever since you moved to Richmond and shared many happy times on the golf...Read More »
27 of 31 | Posted by: Robert P. Black - Richmond, VA
“Dear Ann, Not much to say except that we love and thank you for sharing Tom. God bless you and your wonderful family.
28 of 31 | Posted by: Scottie and Maria - Houston, TX
“Dear Ann, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your dear Tom. My heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with you and your loved ones. Hugs, Mary...Read More »
29 of 31 | Posted by: Mary Cay Murray - Lakeway, TX
“My Dear Ann, My thoughts and prayers are with you. May you have comfort in knowing Tom is with his Lord and lives in the those he loves forever. ...Read More »
30 of 31 | Posted by: Sue Markim - Austin, TX
“Dear Ann, My heart aches for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
31 of 31 | Posted by: Diane Jones - Austin, TX
Thomas H. Flinn, III departed this life on 17 February 2008. A fifth generation Texan, he was born to Thomas H. and Margaret Annie Bowden Flinn on January 30, 1922 in Hutto, Texas. The following year the family moved to Austin where his maternal ancestors settled in 1849. He worked his way through Austin High School changing the artwork at the Paramount, State, and Queen Theatres. After graduating high school in 1939, Tom entered the University of Texas during which time he worked in the State Senate and for the American National Bank. He left the University at the start of World War II to enlist in the Army Air Corps where he served with the 6th Combat Cargo Squadron in the Philippines, Okinawa and in the Occupation of Japan. He rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant and received an Honorable Discharge in 1946. Tom returned to the University where he worked with the State Board of Insurance Commissioners before graduating with a degree in Business Administration in 1949. He later graduated from The Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University and relocated to Richmond, Virginia. There he spent the majority of his business career in the Investment and Banking businesses while also lecturing at the Graduate School of Consumer Banking at the University of Virginia. He retired his position as Senior Vice President, Investments and Corporate Treasurer of United Virginia Bankshares in 1984. Tom then returned to Texas where he worked as a Bank Management Consultant. He also served as Interim President and CEO of a Suburban Bank, and as a Chairman of the Board and CEO of another. Tom was an active churchgoer and served as a Deacon and Elder at Second Presbyterian Church in Richmond. Most recently, he was a member of the Lakeway Church. He also was a 50 plus year member of the Ben Hur Shrine Temple, the Austin Scottish Rite Bodies, and Hill City Masonic Lodge 456. An amateur Genealogist and History Buff he was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, Sons of the Republic of Texas, Sons of Confederate Veterans, the Texas Navy Association and the Clan Chisholm Society of North America. Tom was also an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He also raised cattle on his small ranch on Doublehorn Creek outside of Marble Falls, Texas. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 60 years Ann Atwood Flinn; a daughter Mary Kathleen, her husband Ron Finley and their two sons Jeremy and Joshua; his eldest son Michael Hance; and a younger son Mark Thomas and his wife Terrie their sons, William and Trevor and stepson Colin Felch. He also leaves two sisters, Ann Erdman and Marilyn Freund, and their husbands, along with numerous nephews and nieces. Throughout his life many people cherished him and called him "Friend". Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2008 on the family plot at Hutto Cemetery. A memorial service will follow at 3:00 p.m. at the Lakeway Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Lakeway Church Foundation, 2203 Lakeway Blvd, Lakeway, TX 78734 and/or to Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Rd, Ste 100, Austin, TX 78759.
February 21, 2008
2203 Lakeway Blvd.
Lakeway, TX 78734
February 21, 2008