Thomas Wilkes Satterfield was born on May 25, 1962 in Greenville, SC to Mary E. and A. Neal Satterfield. A lifelong resident of Greenville, Tom passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances "Fran" Holford Satterfield.
In addition to his parents, Tom is survived by his children, Mary Jane Satterfield and Thomas Wilkes Satterfield, Jr.; his longtime partner, Carol Ann Coker; her children, Hannah and Holly Coker; his brother, Andreas "Andy" N. Satterfield, Jr.; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Elizabeth "Betsy" and Jerry Orr; his father-in-law, Philip "Phil" D. Holford, Sr.; his nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Sammy Girl.
Tom was larger than life, with a heart to match. His true passion was helping people, as so many of his family and friends will attest. Up until his death, he generously volunteered his time weekly to deliver food to the North Greenville Food Crisis Ministry. He also volunteered his time every Christmas morning to deliver gifts for Country Santa.
The family will receive friends Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm at Morningside Baptist Church, 1115 Pelham Rd., Greenville, SC 29615, with the funeral service following at 1:30 pm. The service will be live streamed for those who cannot attend. Please look for the link below. A graveside service to follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, 1901 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greenville, South Carolina, 29609.
The family appreciates those attending to follow social distancing practices and wear a mask.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials to be made to North Greenville Food Crisis Ministry, PO Box 1672,Travelers Rest, SC 29690 or Country Santa, PO Box 856, Pickens, SC 29671.
Please click on the link below to access the live streaming of Tom's service.