Thomas Massengale Battle, Sr., of Hoover, passed away Thursday, January 29, 2019, at the age of 90. He was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama to Reverend William Raines Battle, Sr. and Inez Massengale Battle. Tom was former President of Britling Cafeteria Company and Battle Buffet. Tom spent his last eighteen years in Real Estate selling new construction. He was a member of the Circle of Excellence, The Million Dollar Club for seventeen years.
He is preceded in death by wife, Bess Helsley Battle; daughter, Betty Battle; brothers, William Raines Battle, Jr., Laurie Calvin Battle, Jean Allen Battle, and David Gray Battle; sister, Martha Battle Davies, Blanche Battle Reed, and Mary Virginia Battle Mudd.
He is survived by his wife, Agnes Ferguson Battle; children, Martha Battle Bibee (Steve), Thomas Massengale Battle, Jr. (Eula), and John Daryle Battle (Margaret); stepchildren, Renee Leonard (Brad) and Chris Rouveyrol; nine grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 - 1:00, Saturday, February 2, 2019, at Riverchase United Methodist Church. A Celebration of Life will follow at 1:00, Wes Savage officiating.