Thomas William Eley, 52, of Fredericksburg, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Spotsylvania Regional Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Peggy Eley; children Michelle Eley and William Eley (Emily Henderson); grandchildren Nicholas Tuttle, Jordan Russell, and Jesse Russell; sister Loretta Hayes (Thomas); brother Lewis Eley; adopted mother Polly Olive; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, Viola and Joseph Jordan; father Lewis Eley; and grandparents Jesse and Mary Catlett, Sr. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, March 18 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. A service will be held at noon on Tuesday, March 19 in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please donate to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. Online guestbook is available at