Thomas Phelps Obituary

Thomas Arden Phelps
Thomas Arden Phelps

May 1, 1997 - September 27, 2018
Born in Greenville, SC
Resided in Fort Mill, SC, South Carolina
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Thomas Arden Phelps, age 21, passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 in Anderson County, SC. Thomas was born in Greenville, SC on May 1, 1997. He moved with his family from Greenville to Savannah, GA and Knoxville, TN before settling in Fort Mill, SC in 2006. He attended Fort Mill High School and completed a year at York Technical College before transferring to Clemson University, where he was a senior in the Electrical Engineering program. Aside from his studies, Thomas enjoyed skeet shooting, cooking, and was learning the games of golf and tennis. He was also an expert e-sports player and played with friends nearly every night.

Thomas was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Phelps, in 2004. Survivors include his mother, Rosanne Phelps, brother Andrew Lee Phelps, paternal grandparents Tom and Wanda Phelps, and maternal grandparents Arden and Marjory Rogers. Thomas is also survived by his aunts and uncles Vanessa Bergvist, Kaye Boone, Victoria Fleury, Belinda Dyer, Evelyn Winther, David Beerman, and Doug Rogers, as well as numerous cousins and other relatives.

Palmetto Funeral Home of Fort Mill, SC is providing Cremation Services.

The family will receive friends at McAmmon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home in Maryville, TN from 2 PM to 3 PM on Saturday, October 6, 2018. A burial service will follow at Cloyd's Creek Cemetery near Greenback, TN.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations be sent to the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation ( They are a nonprofit charity focused on providing research grants for advancements and breakthroughs in the field of mental health and have given over $394 million in donations since 1987.

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McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home
220 W. Broadway Ave.
Maryville, TN US 37801
Saturday, October 6, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cloyds Creek
Cloyds Creek Church Road
Greenback, TN US 37742
Saturday, October 6, 2018