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Tom Gaskey

August 30, 1948 - March 20, 2022


Mr. Tom Gaskey, age 73, of Lake Wylie, South Carolina and of Chimney Rock, North Carolina, passed away at his cabin in Chimney Rock in the early morning hours of Sunday, March 20, 2022. His loving family was by his side. The son of the late John Gaskey (Hazel) and Josephine Cauble Gaskey, he was born in Norfolk, Virginia on August 30, 1948.


A graduate of Olympic High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, Tom retired from UniFirst Uniform Rentals, and was part owner of Hickory Nut Falls Family Campground in Chimney Rock. He was a member of Alpine Masonic Lodge #208 AFM in Clover, South Carolina, and The Gideons International. Tom, who was a proud veteran of the United States Army, served during the Vietnam War, was also a member of Redeeming Grace PCA in Lake Wylie.


Left to cherish his precious memories are his loving wife of 53 years, Ann Carriker Gaskey; two daughters, Carla Smith (Seth) of Concord, North Carolina and Robin Phillips (Bennett) of Chimney Rock, North Carolina; five grandchildren, Zoe, Maya and Ava Phillips, of Chimney Rock, North Carolina; and Ava and Lila Smith of Concord, North Carolina; three sisters, Cathy McGill of Charlotte, North Carolina, Ruth Hill (Scott) of Cherokee, North Carolina and Jonna Altman of Lexington, South Carolina; special cousin, Nancy Jo Pollard; and many nieces and nephews.


A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. at Redeeming Grace PCA in Lake Wylie, South Carolina with Pastor Aaron Morgan officiating. The United States Army will provide military honors. The family will receive friends and family immediately following the service at the church.


In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mr. Gaskey’s memory are asked to consider, Samaritan’s Purse International Relief, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, North Carolina 28607 (, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 ( and/or Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, New York 10306 (


Service Information

Service Information

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2022

Time: 12:00 pm


Redeeming Grace PCA

4800 Charlotte Highway
Lake Wylie, South Carolina 29710

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