Thomas J. Pohlig Jr., 80, of Chillicothe, Ohio died July 4, 2021 at his residence.
He was born August 29, 1940 in Darby, PA to the late Thomas J. and Anna M. Hare Pohlig. In 1985 he married Vicki L. Willis Pohlig, who survives. Also surviving are his children and step-children, Thomas J. (Cheryle) Pohlig III, Beate A. (Jill Connell) Pohlig, John H. Pohlig, Ingrid E. (Keith) Hunter, James W. (Pam) Seeman, and Nancy K. "Katie" (Arden) Gill; numerous grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, James A. Pohlig; step-brother, William (Carole) Curbello; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary L. Frank.
Thomas proudly served as a Pathfinder with the 187th Pathfinder Team (Airborne) of the US Army. He was a professional and volunteer firefighter with the Cape May Fire Department. Thomas retired from New Jersey Bell, (now Verizon) where he worked as a cable splicer in 2001. He loved skydiving and continued to make jumps into his later years. A memorial service will be held on August 20th at Evoy Funeral Home, 3218 Bayshore Road,
North Cape May, NJ 08204. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fisher House Foundation, 12300 Twinbrook Parkway, STE 410, Rockville, MD 20852 or online at www.fisherhouse.org. Thomas's online memorial register is available at www.evoyfuneralhome.com.