Tom Carmody, age 63, of Ball Ground, GA died on Sunday November 4, 2012 at his residence. He was retired as Fire chief of the Holly Springs, GA Fire Department. Funeral Services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from the Chapel of the Darby Funeral Home. Chaplain David Burris officiating with Masonic Rites to follow. Survivors are his wife, Cheryl Carmody, Ball Ground, GA; mother, Lois England, Hollywood, FL; son, Jay Carmody, Columbus, OH; daughter, Elaine Maddox, Columbus, OH; brothers, John Carmody, Zainesville, OH and Ted Carmody, Anderson, SC; sister, Mary Ellen Rusie, Hollywood FL; 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Family request that in lieu of flowers donations to Shrines Children’s Hospital Greenville, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville SC 29605. Caring Staff of the Darby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.