Roger A. “Tommy” Cone, age 80, passed away on Monday, May 2 in his home in Conyers, Ga., following a short illness. He was born on July 26, 1935 in Madison County to John C. and Myrtle Bishop Cone.
He was a graduate of the University of Florida, after which he served in the U.S. Army for three years. He was a graduate of the Woodrow Wilson Law School of Atlanta, Ga. He was initially employed in the legal department of Aetna of Atlanta. He later joined the law firm of David Buchanan Associates, from which he retired after having a successful career specializing in Insurance Law.
His parents precede him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Gilbert Cone, of Conyers, Ga.; sisters: Betty L. Blake of Fayetteville, Ga.; Margie Bass of Lake City, Fl. and Myrtle L. (Victor) Hutcherson of Madison; brother, Jesse M. (Bootsie) Cone of Greenville, as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was much loved and will be greatly missed by all.