Obituary of John Thomas Elsey
John Thomas (Tom) Elsey, 71 of Bridgeport, passed away on March 22, 2020, at West Virginia University Hospitals J.W. Ruby Memorial in Morgantown, of a massive stroke. Tom was born in Clarksburg on March 7, 1949, to Jean Robinson Lytle and John E. Elsey, both who are deceased. He is survived by his wife Donna. They would have celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary on June 19th. He is also survived by two daughters, Samantha Elsey Taylor (Tim) of Pittsburgh, and Dr. Jaclyn Elsey Rominger (Johnnie) of Bridgeport. Tom was a 1967 graduate of Washington Irving High School. He attended Fairmont State College, Linsley Military Institute, and Computer Technical School in Pittsburgh. He served his country for four years in the United States Air Force, stationed in Korea. Tom was employed by Orders Distributing for thirty-five years. He enjoyed watching WVU and Pittsburgh sports. Tom enjoyed boating and taking cruises, and also playing with their granddogs, Bo, Luke, Hoopie and Tobey, and also Miss Kitty. Per his request, he will be cremated. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date with family and friends. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com. The Elsey family has entrusted the care and arrangements to the Ford Funeral Home, 215 East Main Street, Bridgeport, WV.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John Elsey, please visit Tribute Store
A Celebration of Life Service
Family and friends will gather to celebrate Tom's life at a later date.