Tom B. Person of Bridgehampton died at Southampton Hospital on Monday, March 12. He was 64.
Born on May 31, 1947, to Robert and Anna Person in Southampton County, Virginia, he received his early Christian training at the Rising Star Baptist Church in Branchville, Virginia. In 1964, he relocated to the East End to live with his older sister Mae. It was in 1975 that Mr. Person began working at “The Creeks” estate in East Hampton. He took great pride in his job and enjoyed the camaraderie he shared with his co-workers.
He was a gentle, quiet man who greeted everyone with a smile, and the southern greeting of “hiya doing?” family said. In his spare time, Mr. Person watched his favorite television programs or was busy lending a helping... more