Thomas H. ‘Tommy’ Chessman

Age: 51
Address: Old Dairy Farm Road in Banner Elk,
Date Of Death: Monday, November 21, 2016 
Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home

Thomas H. ‘Tommy’ Chessman, age 51, of Old Dairy Farm Road in Banner Elk, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016 at his residence.

Born on May 27, 1965 in Queens, New York, he was the son of the late Charlie Herman Chessman and Alberta Patricia Wright Valcone. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Laura Chessman and a brother, Charles Chessman.

Tommy always had a smile on his face and was a happy person that enjoyed joking and making other people laugh. He loved his family very much and his animals, too. He was proud to be a New Yorker and was an avid New York Giants fan. He attended the St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church in Linville.

Left to cherish his memories are his sisters; Heather Rubin and husband, Adam of Banner Elk, NC; and Marian Chessman of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; his brother; Michael Chessman of Covington, GA; his nieces and nephews; Kayla and Wyatt Rubin, Angel Guerrazzi, Michael Chessman, Jennifer Chessman, and David Cilla.
Interment will be in Jacksonville, FL.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website;, selecting Tommy Chessman’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is honored to be assisting the Chessman family. Tommy’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing. 

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