Carthage, NC

Lewis “Tommy” Stutts, age 63, of Carthage died Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Thursday at Emmanuel Baptist Church conducted by Pastor Eugene Ussery. Burial will follow in Cross Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service and other times at the home of his daughter Mary Ann.

A native of Moore County he was a son of the late Lewis Burley Stutts and Alice Faye Nall Stutts Mercer. Tommy was an avid outdoorsman and worked most of his life as a painter. He enjoyed his family and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his sister Brenda Lee Stutts and his stepfather Billy Mercer.

He survived by his daughters Mary Ann Cook and husband Waylon of Carthage, Tina McNeil and husband Chris of Pinebluff, Toni Stutts of Carthage and Eric Payne of Southern Pines; sister Felicia M. Phillips and husband Lee, brother Billy Lee Mercer; sister-in-law Cherri Mercer; grandchildren Kristen, Thomas, Caleb, Luke, Jake, Laci and Danielle; great-grandchildren Raegan, Jaxon; his former wife Phyllis Stutts and his two beloved dogs, Migg and Reese.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is assisting the Stutts family.

An online register is available at PinesFunerals.com

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  1. Constant prayers for the family and his dearest friends. So very sorry for your pain and heartache. May God bless you and comfort you during this time of loss and deep sadness.

  2. My deepest condolences, Tommy was such a kind man, he loved his family & was so proud of you girls, Tommy will be missed.

  3. So sorry ladies. Unfortunately this is life and not a fun club to be a part of. We miss Daddy every day. Cherish your fond memories and each other. We love y’all.
    Peggy, Crystal & Jessica Myrick
    ♥️🙏🏻

  4. Girls we are so sorry for your loss. I know y’all and the grands were his heart. Prayers to you and your family. Love you all.

  5. With Deepest Sympathy! Our Thoughts & Prayers are with You! If there’s anything we can do , please let us know! So Sorry 💔! We Love Y’all ❤️! Love Linda Taylor and Derrick Taylor

  6. So sorry to hear of Tommy’s death! Sending our love and condolences to all the family! We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers! May God bless each of you!

  7. Toni and family sending my live to you during this time. May God cover you with good memories and healing.
    Love,
    Robin Seagroves

  8. REST IN PEACE MY DEAR COUSIN WE HAD SOME GOOD TIMES AND YOU WERE VERY GOOD TO ME AND I WILL CARRY YOU IN MY MEMORIES UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN! PRAISE GOD!

  9. So sorry for your loss,RIP cousin Tommy, you will,be missed,by your family,and friends,a lot, but you are now,with some family,too. You,will,be remembered and missed. Lots,of love and prayers to the girls and family.

  10. I love you Poppa you were my everything my , best friend my favorite person in this whole world I dnt no how I will go on with out you please come see me every night we all miss you I love you Poppa
    Little Tommy

  11. So sorry for your loss, may u all find comfort in time thru prayers @memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love all of you!!!💔

  12. Tommy was my first cousin, but we grew up together and in so many ways he was like a brother.
    I will cherish our many memories of fishing Riley’s pond in the summer, dove hunting all over this
    Great State that he loved calling home, many times going to the Carthage Fair. To all the family my
    heart goes out to all of you! To Thomas ~ always know the times at Mr. Bullard’s ~ you made him happy
    so Happy…

    God Bless
    Michael Stutts

    John 3:16

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