Thomas Mitchell Nimmich, 74, son of Drury C. Nimmich and Mary E. Nimmich, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at his residence in Summerville.

Tom was a 1962 Summerville High School graduate and a 1966 Citadel graduate. After serving in Vietnam in 1968, he returned to Summerville to teach school and then worked for Westvaco. Tom had a passion for building homes and eventually owned his company in North Carolina. He worked his way back to South Carolina, working on the waterfront in Charleston and then teaching math at Sumter High School.

Tom is survived by his son, Deegan J. Nimmich; daughter, Allison Grace Smith; brothers, Geoff J. Nimmich (Linda), Drury C. Nimmich (Stuart) and Michael W. Nimmich (Barbara); two grandsons, Darby Jenkins and Toby Smith; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services with military honors will be held at noon on Friday at Beaufort National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Parks Funeral Home, Summerville.

In lieu of flowers, we ask donations be made in his name to The Citadel Brigadier Foundation, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC 29409.

Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home, 130 W. 1st North St., Summerville, SC 29483.