Mr. Thomas Lee Shields, 72, of Sophia, passed away on July 5, 2015. He was born in Chesnee, SC on November 14, 1942 to the late Judson and Nora McKelvey Shields. Thomas was married to Mary Shields who passed away in 2014. He was also preceded in death by his son, Charlie Shields. Surviving relatives include his two daughters, Pam and her husband, Danny Campbell of Thomasville and Debra Mounce of the home; six grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; one great grandchild; two sisters, Brenda Smith and Elizabeth Blackwell; a host of other relatives.