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Thomas Edward Cuff

November 3, 1948 ~ February 12, 2021 (age 72)

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Thomas Edward Cuff, 72, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021.  Tom was born on November 3, 1948 in Hancock, MI and raised by his loving parents, Thomas and Bertha Cuff.

He married his high school sweetheart, Gayle, on June 7, 1969 and raised their daughter, Tina in Marquette, MI.  They moved to Greenbrier, TN in 2009 and were active members of Our Lady of the Lourdes Catholic Church.  Those who knew Tom would describe him as someone who was a proud family man, a true patriot, and a kind soul.  You could always catch him watching his Detroit Red Wings, Green Bay Packers or making cards on his Cricut.

He served in the US Navy from 1966 to 1969.  During his military career, he fought in the Vietnam War and received various awards and medals.  Tom was a proud founding and board member of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 380 in Marquette, MI.  He was an active part of the honor and color guard and member of the American Legion.  Tom retired from the Marquette Board of Light and Power in 2001.

He is survived by his loving bride of 51 years, Gayle Cuff, Daughter Tina (John) Hust of Greenbrier, TN, Grandson, Andrew Hust of Colorado Springs, CO, Granddaughter, Ashlee (Justin) Wiser and Great-granddaughter, Tinley Wiser of Fayetteville, TN.  Mother, Bertha Cuff of Marquette, MI, his three sisters, Kathy (Pat) Malay of Gwinn, MI, Deanna (Greg) Adams of Marquette, MI and Carol (Mike) York of Shakopee, MN, his brother, Bruce (Pat) Wagner of Mohawk, MI along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Tom was preceded in death by his Father, Thomas J Cuff, grandparents, Mary (Babe) and Thomas D Cuff and brother James Kahler.

The family will have a Memorial Service at a future date.

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