Thomas T. Lankford III (Skip), 69, a resident of Severna Park, died September 7, 2012 at his home. He was born on November 13, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Skip graduated from Lehigh University and was a manager for C&P / Bell Atlantic Telephone Company until he retired at the age of 50. ` Skip is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carol Lankford (nee: Jackson) and his children: son Brett Lankford and his wife Sarah and daughter Jodi Peveto and her husband Jeff. He has four grandchildren: Kevin and Tess Lankford and Jaina and Judi Peveto. He is also survived by his mother Margaret Lankford and brother David Lankford. He was preceded in death by his father Thomas T. Lankford, Jr.
Family and friends were very important to Tom. He enjoyed reading mysteries, watching old movies, following the Bowie Baysox, playing with his grandkids and spending time in Ocean City.
Skip's sense of humor, words of wisdom and presence will be missed greatly. His dynamic personality will never be forgotten.
Friends may visit on Wednesday September 12, 2012 from 2-4 & 6-8:00pm at the Barranco & Sons, P.A. Severna Park Funeral Home 495 Ritchie Highway Severna Park, MD 21146. Services will be held on Thursday September 13, 2012 at 10:00am in the Funeral home chapel. Interment in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery Crownsville, MD.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation or the American Cancer Society.