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Tommy Spoto

Mr. Tommy Spoto, age 85, of Bethlehem, died Saturday, September 23, 2023, at his home, following an extended illness.  He was a native of Tampa, Florida and was a 1956 graduate of Jefferson High School in Tampa.  He moved to Toombs County in the early 1960s and earned an Associate degree from Brewton-Parker College in Mt. Vernon.  He worked as a salesman for Georgia Tire in Vidalia for many years.  He served in the Army National Guard in Lyons for twenty-two years, of which four of those years were fulltime, retiring as Sergeant first Class.  He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Vidalia serving as church pianist for twenty-five years and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.  He was a member of the Versatile Band for several years, and the Vidalia Bowling Association where he was later inducted into Vidalia Bowling Hall of Fame.  Preceding him in death was a son, David Wayne Spoto; parents, Joseph Spoto and Mary Ida Pellegrino Spoto; and sister, Mary Ann Spoto.

His family includes his wife of fifty-seven years, Barbara Spoto of Bethlehem; two sons, Eric Spoto and wife Sheila of Dacula, and Craig Spoto of Elberton; and two grandchildren, Nicholas Spoto and Bella Spoto of Dacula.

A rosary service will be Tuesday afternoon, September 26th, at 5:15 at the Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with the family receiving friends immediately following until 7:00.

A graveside funeral service will be Wednesday morning, September 27th, at 11:00 at Lakeview Memorial Gardens with Deacon Joe Claroni officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 3119 North St. East, Vidalia, GA 30474.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Tommy Spoto, please visit our floral store.

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