Thomas Mark " Tom " Christensen, 62, of Eutawville, South Carolina and a former longtime resident of North Charleston, husband to Lynn M. Christensen of 24 years, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 1, 2021, surrounded by his family.
Born on June 15, 1958 in Charleston, South Carolina, Tom was a son of the late Elbert D. Christensen and Geneva M. (Murray) Christensen.
Tom graduated from the North Charleston High School and then went on to earn his degree in Accounting at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. He later went on to found Extreme Construction Services, LLC where he lived his passion for negotiation and all the aspects of overseeing the business. Tom was the personality behind his company and much of what he did in life. Tom enjoyed spending time at the lake, watching football as he was a Gamecocks Fan, going boating on Lake Marion, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Tom made so many friends throughout his life and will be missed for leaving life a better place.
Tom is preceded in death by his parents and his sister in law, Debbie Christensen. Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife, Lynn M. Christensen of Eutawville; his son, Mark Christensen (Elizabeth Lopez " Beth " Christensen) of Goose Creek, South Carolina; his daughter, Emily C. Clark ( Matthew Thomas Clark ) of Summerville, South Carolina; his brothers, Dale Elbert Christensen, Jr. of Summerville and David Francis Christensen (Terri Christensen) of Bonneau, South Carolina; the mother of his children, Lisa Ann Cate of Summerville and last but definitely not least, PaPa's little providers of love, Aidan Johnson, Declan Johnson, Brogan Johnson, Fiona Johnson, Annslee Clark, Aubrey Clark and Luke Thomas Clark.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM - 2 PM Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Fellowship of Praise in Santee, South Carolina. Services to remember and honor Tom's life will be at 2:00 P.M. Saturday at the church with Reverend Ronnie Spires, officiating. Rite of Committal and Interment will follow services at The Pines Cemetery in Santee.
For those who desire memorial contributions, please make a donation in Tom's memory to the Fellowship of Praise Church, Post Office Box 39, Santee, South Carolina 29142. www.fellowshipofpraise.com.
Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at https://www.avingerfh.com/.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Avinger Funeral Home, 2274 Eutaw Rd., Holly Hill, SC 29059, (803) 496-3434.