Thomas Carrick Dark, 87, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at The Oaks of Mayview. He was born in Chatham County to the late Lonnie Dark and Bessie Burke Dark. He retired as a bus driver from Carolina Coach Company and additionally from the State of North Carolina. Tom enjoyed working in the yard and raising his garden. He was an active member of Bethany Baptist Church.
Funeral service 2:00 pm, Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Bethany Baptist Church, 3417 Rolesville Road, Wendell, 27591. Burial and visitation will follow at the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife Shirley Allen Dark; children: Jane Davis (Philip) of Zebulon, Betsy Dark of Cary, William Dark (Joan) of Raleigh, Sonja Emerson (Scott) of Goldsboro, Michael Hinton (Dana) of Garner, Danny Hinton of Wendell; 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and six siblings, Tom was preceded in death by his son, Clyde Dark.
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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to The Oaks at Mayview, 513 E Whitaker Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27608.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.