Farewell Thomas Peake

Thom A Speake. This was his facebook user name. “Young Thomas” Thomas was more than a word smith, he was an artist with lexical paint. In response to the news that Thomas was dead (sadly delivered not in person, or in comfort of voice but by Faceb…

Thom A Speake.  This was his facebook user name.

Hanging out with Thomas, life was like some kind of Journey, it always felt like an adventure.  He was one of the most enthusiastic people I have ever met, and no one I have ever known savoured every minute of life as much as he.  He picked up friends every where he went.  Someone commented that he never knew a stranger, only friends he had not met yet.  For more info on his funeral and other ways to tribute to him see here. I regret I won’t be able to make it to the service/memorial party on Tuesday, but I am hoping I can arrange to be there to celebrate him in December with the rest of the hundreds of people whose lives he effortlessly changed.

 

 

 

The Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration of Thomas’s Life will be celebrated at the Trolley Barn in Inman Park in Atlanta on Tuesday, September 29th from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. There will be a private graveside service earlier that day. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the East Atlanta Kids Club, 659-A Gresham Avenue, SE, Atlanta, GA 30316 or to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.