Arnold “Tom” McCord, Jr., 73, of Bridgeport, passed away Sunday evening, August 27, 2017, in Carteret Craven Hospital, Morehead City, NC.
He was born in Morgantown on February 23, 1944, the only child of Helen Josephine (Henderson) McCord, who survives in Grafton, and the late Arnold Thomas McCord, Sr.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Trinka J. (Hanna) McCord, whom he married June 12, 1965.
Also surviving are his son, Jay McCord and his wife Kim, Bridgeport; and his grandson, Zachary McCord, Bridgeport.
Tom was a graduate of University High School, Morgantown. He was employed by Mountain Electronics for many years, and then worked for Cable Services. Along with Joe Petroff and Al Starr, he opened Supply Solutions, where he was co-owner for 19 years and retired from full-time activities in 2010. After retirement, he and Trinka traveled the country and have lived in Indian Beach, NC for the last five years. He loved walking the beach and was always buying people something to eat wherever he went. He loved his country, loved to read adventures, but above all, he loved his family.
Friends will be received at Burnside Funeral Home, 607 S. Virginia Avenue, Bridgeport, from 5:00–8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 1, 2017, where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 2, 2017, with Pastor Aaron Morgan presiding.
Interment will follow in Bridgeport Cemetery.
Condolences to the McCord Family may be left at burnsidefuneralhome.com.
Burnside Funeral Home, Bridgeport