Thomas Franklin Dillard, 87, of Cashiers, passed away Monday, Aug. 1.
Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late William Paul Dillard and Edna Holden Dillard.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Dillard.
Thomas was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Korean conflict. He was a car enthusiast, loved animals, enjoyed working in his vegetable garden and growing dahlias.
Thomas was a member of Cashiers United Methodist Church. He was a charter member of the Cashiers-Glenville Volunteer Fire Department.