Thomas “Tom” Paul Chisholm, 57, Of Wadmalaw Island, SC passed away on Sunday July 7th, 2013 at his home. Family and friends are welcome to join us for a celebration of Tom’s life on Friday July 12th, 5:00PM – 9:00PM at the Chisholm home at 6607 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487. Friends may visit 5:00PM – 8:00PM on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Chisholm home. Memorials can be made to LEAP, Lowcountry Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, www.leapinsc.org 843-723-0659.
Tom was born on March 3rd, 1956 and lived in Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights, Ohio. For more than 20 years he owned and operated Coventry Optical, in Coventry Village, Cleveland, Heights. For the past 11 years Tom and his family made their home on a small farm on Wadmalaw Island, SC surrounded by chickens, goats, horses, dogs, cats, and peacocks. Tom is survived by his loving and devoted Wife, Cathy Chisholm (Bookatz), four children, daughters Amber Lane and her husband Kyle, Lauren Pepple and her husband Jean-Paul, and sons Scott Chisholm and Kevin Chisholm, grandchildren Arden and Tylir Lane, brother James Chisholm and his wife Gina, sister Susan Chisholm, great aunt Janet Chisholm, and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents William and Marian Chisholm. Arrangements by Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation & Burial Services.