Thomas Lewis Overman

May 22, 2013 

Thomas Lewis Overman, 75, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 19, 2013.

He was born on March 10, 1938, in Asheboro, NC. He was the only child of Margaret Wilson Overman and Jesse Lewis Overman.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Susan V. Overman, of Winston-Salem, NC; daughters Amy Watkins, of Sanford, NC, and Catherine Hayes and husband Michael of Durham, NC; and grandchildren Ned and Lucie Watkins and new grandson Fritz Hayes.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, May 25, 2013, for a memorial reception from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at Salem Funerals, 120 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC. In lieu of flowers, donations to honor the memory of Tom Overman may be made by check to The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) Foundation, Inc., 1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27127, or online at Please be sure to indicate “Scholarship in Memory of Tom Overman” on the check or online giving form. Online condolences may be made through

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