Thomas Richard Cress Jr., 63 of Collins died on May 12, 2020 at his residence. He was retired from the National Security Agency with 40 years of service. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Richard Cress Sr.

 He is survived by his wife, Carole Cress of Collins; his mother, Nancy M. Tudor; sons, Chris (Angela) Cress of West Virginia, Scott (Tonya) Fondren of Metter and Jason (Dorey) Fondern of Guyton; daughter, Stephanie Fondren of Metter; brothers, Richard Cress and Gary Cress; sisters, Sandy Cress Willis and Sharon Donlan; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

 A walk thru visitation will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 4-6pm. at Wood Funeral Home. All covid-19 distance requirements will be observed.

 The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.

 Arrangements by Wood Funeral Home of Metter.