John T. "Tom" Denier passed away Tuesday, August 16th at the age of 75. His passing weighs heavy on our hearts and we are relieved in knowing he is with the Lord. Tom was born in Cincinnati, OH on December 13, 1940. After graduating from St Xavier High School in 1958, he attended Xavier University where he received both his Bachelor and Master degrees in Business. Tom also served our country in the United States Army, he received the The Army Commendation Medal during his service. He also served on the Fayetteville- Perry Township Sewer and Zoning Boards for over 15 years. Upon retirement from the Army Tom owned a hardwood lumber business with his brother Jerry in Cincinnati. Tom and his wife, Patty, retired to Beaufort, SC in 2008. Tom is survived by his wife of 51 years, Patty, his children, Bridget Denier, Sighle Denier. He is also survived by his grandchildren; Morgan (Len Snipe) Denier, Chet Brackman and Randi Brackman; and great-grandson Gage Snipe. He is also survived by his sister Genevieve Leesemann, sister-in-law Carol Denier; nephews, Tony Denier, Patrick Denier and Paul Leesemann and niece Beth Leesemann Araujo and several great nephews. Memorial Mass will be held at St. Peter's Catholic Church on Lady's Island, SC Tuesday, August 23rd at 10:30 am. Interment will follow at Beaufort National Cemetery with Military Honors. Following the service a reception will be held at Tom and Patty's home in Picket Fences; 12 White Pond Blvd. Memorials are encouraged to The Salvation Army, Island Hospice or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.