Thomas Rallings Jr.

March 26, 2016

Thomas Billy Rallings, Jr. CHARLOTTE - Thomas Billy Rallings, Jr., 63, passed away suddenly Saturday, March 26, 2016. Tom was born September 2, 1952, son of the late Vera Miller Rallings and Thomas Billy Rallings, Sr., and was raised in Charlotte. He attended Shamrock Elementary School, Eastway Junior High School and graduated from Garinger High School in 1970. Tom graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill and went to UNC-Chapel HiIl Law School graduating in 1977. Tom met and fell in love with Terrie Ammons at Chapel Hill while he was in law school and she in pharmacy school. They married in 1977. Tom loved his family and all sports. He was a Carolina Panther PSL original owner and original Charlotte Hornets owner. He loved watching Panther football and Tar Heel basketball. Tom was an avid golfer and cyclist. He rode to Myrtle Beach on a yearly "MS Bike to the Beach" ride. His favorite vacation spot was Oak Island where he enjoyed fishing and searching for conch shells. Tom was also a prominent corporate attorney for 39 years in the Charlotte community. He is survived by his loving wife Terrie Ammons Rallings; daughters, Andrea O'Reilly Rallings, Kristen Vera Rallings; son Patrick Miller Rallings, and his brother Dean Miller Rallings (Meg). Friends and family are welcome to celebrate Tom's life at the Rallings home Friday evening from 7-9 PM. There will be a memorial service held at 11:00 AM Saturday morning at the Belk Chapel of Queens University of Charlotte.

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth Poe Funeral & Cremation Services, 1321 Berkeley Ave Charlotte NC 28204. Phone: 704 641-7606

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