A dearly loved brother, caring father, devoted husband, and friend to so many, Thomas (Tom) Samuel Singleton passed away at home, peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, after battling liver cancer. He was known affectionately, only to his siblings, as “Tommy.”
Thomas S. Singleton was born September 1, 1962, in Easton, Maryland, the son of the late Henry S. Singleton and Helen Jean Murphy of Maryland. After attending Lake Forest High School, he began working for Kent Construction and eventually went into business for himself, Vinyl Wizards doing siding. Later he worked in landscaping at Rain Design. All through his life he loved to dance and sing karaoke. He also enjoyed joking around and had an amazing sense of humor. He was an avid Steelers fan. He loved his family, dog Pixie and longtime close friend, Gordon Street of Dover, DE.
In addition to his parents and grandparents, Hayward and Helen Murphy, he was preceded in death by a niece, Melissa Leeann Singleton.
He is survived by his soulmate, Tammy Bell Singleton of Dover, DE; three children: Christina Singleton of Dover, DE, Joshua Singleton of Dover, DE, and Marissa Singleton of Clayton, DE; three brothers: Jerry Singleton (Karen) of Beloit, WI, Walter Singleton (Linda) of Harrington, DE, and Johnny (Singleton) Ayer (Donice) of Daleville, AL; three sisters: Karen Hauf of Corpus Christi, TX, Patricia Darke (Darin) of Corpus Christi, TX and Brenda Diem (Mike) of Felton, DE; one sister in-law, Bobbie Montgomery (Matt) of Corpus Christi, TX; 15 nieces and nephews, and three grandchildren: Justin, Gabe and Kade Singleton.
A special thank you to Delaware Hospice and in-laws Bob and Margaret Bell of Dover, DE for their care during his illness. A memorial service will be held privately. Condolences may be sent via: www.pippinfuneralhome.com.