Thomas Carbery Cammack

Thomas Carbery Cammack passed away on Friday, December 16, 2016 at the Cammack farm in Leesburg, Virginia.  He was 87 years old.

Thomas C. Cammack was born to John Edmund Cammack and Martha Louise Newman Cammack on April 2, 1929 in Washington, D.C., the fourth of five brothers.

He served in the United State Army during the Korean war.  Following his time in the armed services he operated a sheep farm with his brother, Robert, in Houghton, Maine for several years.  After returning to Washington, D.C. he served as head coach of the tennis team at Catholic University.  He married his childhood sweetheart Agnes Mercedes Green of Washington, D.C. on November 27, 1964, after which they moved to the Cammack farm in Leesburg, Virginia, and raised their four children.  For several decades, he operated the farm with the assistance of Roy Stowers and Samuel Allison.  After retiring from active farming, he pursued his passion of restoring and driving antique automobiles, while at the same time remaining very active with the general upkeep of the farm.  He was a member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Leesburg.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Agnes Green Cammack, his brother, Robert E. Cammack, his four children, Thomas J. Cammack, Martha L. Cammack, William D. Cammack and Mary C. Rice, his daughter-in-law, Florence C. Cammack, and son-in-law, James Rice, and his six grand-children William J. Cammack, Agnes M. Cammack, Maria T. Rice, John F. Rice, Matthew T. Rice, and Katherine R. Rice.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at the Loudoun Funeral Chapel, 158 Catoctin Circle, SE, Leesburg, Virginia.

The funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 23 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church located at 231 North King Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20175 with the Rev. Richard Guest officiating.

Interment will follow in St. John’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Leesburg, VA.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Birthright of Leesburg, 823 South King Street, Suite 1, Leesburg, VA 20175, or to Saint Dominic’s Monastery, 2636 Monastery Road, Linden, VA 22642.  Online condolences may be made to the family at

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